I can see one of Shakespeare’s disguised-as-a-man romantic comedy heroines wearing this! I am glad to see that the photos were taken outside. Inside photos work very well, but an outside setting turns the dial to eleven.
This is the final post about making my brown menswear inspired ensemble. Part one went up almost ten months ago, and part two was posted a couple months ago. Today I’m sharing how I made the tunic and hat, along with some photos of the finished costume!
I started on this tunic ages ago, so I don’t remember the dimensions and measurements I used. But here are how the pieces looked after being cut out.
I used a lightweight cotton gauze for the tunic. I absolutely love the feel of this material, and it’s ridiculously wonderful to work. Unfortunately it’s delicate, so it isn’t a great choice for undergarments that will be worn a lot. I still chose to use it since I had some around and it was the perfect shade of off white.
The first thing I did was fold rectangles in half and gather the top edge…
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