Sunday, July 12, 2009

Medieval Clothing

Daily life during the middle Ages is sometimes hard to fathom. From the 11th through the 13th centuries, medieval clothing varied according to the social standing of the people. The clothing worn by nobility and upper classes was clearly different than that of the lower class. As with today, medieval clothing styles of men and women changed periodically. At the end of the 13th century, the clothing styles of both men and women got changed.

Sunday, July 5, 2009

Pirate Costume

Creating a pirate costume is not an ordinary act. Many things have to be kept in mind from head to toe to design a pirate costume. Generally this kind of dress consists of pants of Asian silk and shirts of African cotton. Jewels and trinkets from every corner of the known world are spotted for the clothing. Other accessories also play an important role and without all those heavy accessories you will not be able to completely involve yourself into a real pirate.

Friday, July 3, 2009

Pirate Costumes

Looking to get the all new pirate costumes? Creating pirate costumes is fun and incredibly easy! Remember that pirates weren't always the cleanest of people either so feel free to try and stain it up a little bit, or even tear it in certain areas. You will want to make sure that the clothes are not too dressy and not too business-like.
Before going to make pirate costumes find patterns that suit the look that you are going for. If you are looking for a historically-based costume, you will want to use a historical pattern. You may have to piece together parts of different patterns to get your desired look.