Jenn at Ms. Makes mashed up Wonder Woman and Renaissance garb with brilliant results:
It’s a version of late fifteenth century Florentine dress. Jenn describes the details:
“The outfit is based on those common in 1490’s Florence, largely documented by Domenico Ghirlandaio, and consists of a camicia, side lacing gamurra (with bead and sequin embellished neckline decoration), a set of tie on sleeves (also embellished), a velvet giornea, and a #tambourbeading embellished and faux leather belt! Other accessories include a lasso holder, faux hair braid, and a diadem […]”
She also shared some details of the costume, like the beaded collar piece…
…and detachable sleeves, lined, with another set of embellishments from Wonder Woman’s costume:
Absolutely breathtaking! Jenn mentions using a beading technique called tambour beading, which I hadn’t heard of before. I just love learning new things from my fellow textile geeks!
Crossposted from the Playfully Grownup Home blog.
In Making Stuff occasional feature, we share fun arts and crafts done by us and our fellow geeks and nerds.