The Costume Making Guide: Creating Armor and Props for Cosplay by Svetlana Quindt.

Followed by millions of people from all over the world, master armor maker Svetlana Quindt aka "Kamui Cosplay" will help you bring your cosplay dreams to life with your own two hands! Kamui Cosplay deconstructs the work that goes into making a complete costume, from the first thought to the final photo. Tutorials cover design planning, fabricating body armor, 3D painting techniques and more.

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An English lady in 15th century fashion. Tudor costume.


The Tudor Tailor: Reconstructing Sixteenth-Century Dress by Ninya Mikhaila & Jane Malcolm-Davies.

A valuable sourcebook for costume designers, dressmakers and those involved in historical reenactments, this book contains all the information you need to create authentic clothes from the Tudor period.


First Time Sewing: The Absolute Beginner's Guide by Editors Of Creative Publishing

Filled with detailed descriptions of materials and tools, the easy step-by-step instructions for all the basic sewing techniques will have you creating projects like aprons, pillows, and even pants and shorts in no time.

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English Lady, 15th century, costume fashion, Tudor costume, middle ages, medieval fashion, court dressAN ENGLISH LADY.

Late medieval, Renaissance, Tudor, Burgundy

THIS costume belongs to the close of the fifteenth century, and is one of the most elegant of this epoch. This noble lady wears over her breast an article of attire of a peculiar fashion, which was very generally adopted about the end of the fifteenth and the beginning of the sixteenth centuries. Her dress is also characterized by the long, trailing sleeves of the chemise, similar in mode to those of the men of the times.

Source: Select historical costumes compiled from the most reliable sources by Henry Hinton. Published: 1868. Publisher: New York Wynkoop & Sherwood.

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Medieval, Burgundy, Renaissance, Ancien Régime





Creating Historical Clothes: Pattern cutting from Tudor to Victorian times by Elizabeth Friendship.

Lavishly illustrated with historical paintings and portraits from each era, this book is ideal for costume students, professional costumiers, and anyone who wants to recreate authentic yet wearable period styles.


The Private Lives of the Tudors: Uncovering the Secrets of Britain’s Greatest Dynasty by Tracy Borman.

England’s Tudor monarchs―Henry VII, Henry VIII, Edward VI, Mary I, and Elizabeth I―are perhaps the most celebrated and fascinating of all royal families in history.