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Designtudor lizPrincess Elizabeth

1546

Sketch

Here is the preliminary sketch of what I'd like my dress to look like. I have to add the colors as soon as I get the materials out and photo them.

I know...look at all those jewels!

Listed below are the layers that make up a gown of this style.

Revised 11-03-11 the layers are now correctly named.

 

 

Underpinnings

1st Layer

 
Corset (not needed till after 1550s)
Farthingale (Corded Petticoat) 1545  (finished)
 
Chemise or Smock (finished)
Petticoat:  Red Petticoat (fnished)
Tudor Dress
 

Kirtle:  Brown Flocked Kirtle (2nd Layer) (finished)

Kirtle:  Brown Wool Camp Dress (finished)

Gown   Black Silk  (3rd Layer)  SeaGreen China Silk lining.
Sleeves
 
False Sleeves   (finished)
Accessories
 
French Hood
Girdle/Belt
 
Jewels
Shoes (purchased)