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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Young Gallic Woman 5th to 7th century

Young Gallic Woman dress. 5th century clothing, Merovingian, Frankish

Young Gallic Woman 5th century

Young Gallic Woman 5th to 7th century.


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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According to a relief from the fourth to the seventh century.

Jeune Femme Gauloise. D’après un bas-relief du IVe au VIIe siècle.
From the book: Costumes civils et militaires des Français à travers les siècles. 1883. Author: Jean Baptiste Marie Augustin Challamel. Engraver: Meunier, Jean-Baptiste. Ouvrage couronné par l’Académie francaise.

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The Fabric of Civilization: How Textiles Made the World Paperback – December 7, 2021
by Virginia Postrel (Author)

From Neanderthal string to 3D knitting, an “expansive” global history that highlights “how textiles truly changed the world” (Wall Street Journal)

  1. Frankish Merovingian costume history 4th and 5th century.
  2. Clovis. The Merovingian Dynasty.
  3. The Barbarian Invasions. The Migration Period in Europe, 395-527 A. D.
  4. The Byzantine Fashion History 5th to 6th century.
  5. The Carolingian fashion period 752-987. Reign of Charlemagne.
  6. The Carolingian Fashion Period 987 to 1270.
  7. Europe in the time of Charles the Great 768 – 814. (Maps, Places).
  8. Ancient British period. Fashion history of England. Bronze age.
  9. Britannia Saxonica. Chronology of the Anglo-Saxons.
  10. Celt and Roman. History of England 43 BC to 440 AD.
  11. The Gallic and Gallo-Roman costume period.
  12. Ancient Roman costume history. B.C. 53 to A.D. 450.
  13. The Roman Tunica or Greek Chiton.
  14. The Roman Paenula. The cowl or hood.
  15. Roman legionary in full armor.
  16. The Toga and the manner of wearing it.
  17. Gallic and Gallo-Roman helmets of Celtic warriors.
  18. Roman Britain. Maps, Places, Tribes. Historical atlas.
  19. The shields of the Gauls. Clans in the Roman Empire.
  20. Costume history of the Persians and other Asiatics.
  21. Collection of ancient costumes Egyptian, Greek, Roman and others.
  22. On the origin of the pants by Max Marcuse
  23. Roman, Greece and Egypt. The Corset and the Crinolin fashion history.
  24. Alfred the Great. The first English king.
  25. King Harold II. Last Anglo-Saxon king of England.
  26. Monachism. Monastic costumes history.
  27. History of costumes from ancient until 19th century (Collection)
  28. 11th to 13th century. French fashion history.
  29. 11th to 13th century. German fashion history.
  30. 11th to 15th century. Caps and Hoods fashion.