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Antwerpen Dress

Whenever I am thinking of making a new dress, my first step is always to search out as many similar dresses as I can and study them. I look for things that are universal or common to most of the paintings. Things like common colors, hem lengths, where the neckline goes, where the shoulder strap rests, accessories, hairstyles, and so on.  In Antwerp, between 1550-1575, we have tons and tons of paintings of women in the market place.... Continue reading on my new website!

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spunkybluegrl
Mar. 19th, 2014 05:13 am (UTC)
You do such a wonderfully thorough job of explaining in detail the breakdown of the layers. Thank you and please continue to share your research :) miss you!
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