Evidence for Hooks and Eyes on 16th Century German Garb

When I created my red wool “Dorothea Meyer” goldwork gown, I used hooks and eyes to close the bodice in the front. Since then, I’ve been asked if hooks and eyes are appropriate to 16th century Germany. I think this is an excellent question and I’ve been seeking definitive answers. While it’s impossible to know 100% if hooks and eyes… (more…)

Germane German

This weekend I attended the 2012 Kingdom Arts & Sciences Competition. I had the privilege of entering two projects and the honor of winning first place for both of them. Now that it’s over, I’m eager to learn and do more! So I’ve decided to branch off from my existing blog, HonorBeforeVictory.com which covers all things SCA, and create a web… (more…)