Giubbone – Imbottitura

The construction of this doublet is a gift of lessons. Although I have constructed quite a few complicated interlinings, this…

Giubbone – Pancia

Thinking is dangerous. The doublet padding kept bothering me and I kept returning to the Moroni painting. I was reading…

Giubbone di Seda – Taglio

Cutting out the various layers which are involved in the fitted garments of the late 16th century requires care and…

Zimarra Marinaia

My dear, long suffering spouse hasn’t had a new piece of garb for a very long time. In my defense,…

Il Fazzoletto

Ah, the handkerchief. Such a useful little scrap of fabric, and so under-used in modern society. Beyond usefulness it has…