Elise, This is a 12th century style dress called a bliaut.  Its made from the midweight IL019 linen in B...

ELISE

"This is a 12th century style dress called a "bliaut". It's made from the midweight IL019 linen in Black and Bleached. The embroidery on the yoke was done with pearl cotton, accented with jet beads"

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Maevealt5 years ago

Still hoping you get there

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Michellealt5 years ago

Absolutely beautiful...saving this for inspiration in my Pinterest! Thank you for sharing!

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Philipalt5 years ago

Awesome

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alt5 years ago

Love it. Go Little cousin Ealdormere!

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Charlenealt5 years ago

Beautiful!!

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Karlaalt5 years ago

Very pretty. Especially the decoration around the neckline.

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Stephaniealt5 years ago

beautifully made. :)

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Deborahalt5 years ago

Just gorgeous

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Keeganalt5 years ago

One of the nicer things in this competition!

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Marcyalt5 years ago

Nice work.

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Margaret alt5 years ago

Close...

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Karenalt5 years ago

Beautiful lines!

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Christinealt5 years ago

If I couldn't win I wish it could be you. Hats off to a worthy competitor! Gorgeous work.

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Elisealt5 years ago

Thank you, Christine! That's sweet of you!

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Elisealt5 years ago

I've been asked a few times about the gores in this dress, so I wrote a blog post about them: http://12thcenturygarb.wordpress.com/2014/12/08/all-about-the-gores/

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Peggyalt5 years ago

Beautiful work!

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Falt5 years ago

I want more than one vote! I had to flip a coin or two. This is outstanding work.

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Lyndaalt4 years ago

So incredibly beautiful! Did you make the pattern? Can you tell us what pattern it is, if you didn't make it? You totally deserved this win!