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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Deborahalt5 years ago

A great example of a bliaut, right down to the way the waist crinkles up. Love the black and white for the contrast it gives the trim and embroidered details. Beautiful!!

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Pamalt5 years ago

Beautiful work! :)

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Aprilalt5 years ago

This is gorgeous! I've been thinking about making my own bliaut, so thank you for posting this lovely inspiration!

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Dianealt5 years ago

Beautiful work!

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Denisealt5 years ago

Really gorgeous!

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Ruthalt5 years ago

Beautifully done...

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Wendyalt5 years ago

I love it. I would like to make one for myself.

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Kierstenalt5 years ago

Amazing

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Russalt5 years ago

It looks amazing

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Saraalt5 years ago

This is the sort of dress I wish MY wardrobe had.

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Charleaalt5 years ago

Very nice

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Keelyalt5 years ago

Gorgeous!!

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Mary-catharinealt5 years ago

Beautiful work!

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Maryalt5 years ago

Exquisite!

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Jalt5 years ago

Amazing talent!

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Lauriealt5 years ago

The entire piece is flawless but the embroidery brings that final touch, making it exquisite.

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Benalt5 years ago

It's amazing to watch history come to life in Elise's designs!

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Kirstenalt5 years ago

lovely dress :)