Creating 16th Man’s Century Scottish Linen Shirt

My client is a true Highlander. VERY tall [6’4”], very broad and muscular 55” chest, and extremely muscular all over. He requested a period correct Scottish linen shirt to wear with his favorite kilt [his family tartan].  The project began by researching and reading and reading and putting the information into the perspective of the […]

Fall Cape

So I decided I wanted to make a fall cape out of a Linton wool I had lusted after for some time. I had a simple Butterick (5819) pattern to work with. The pattern was NOT lined, and really needed some tweaking to work with my body type. However, this is nothing new to me. […]