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Elizabethan Costume


Anne of Austria Spanish Gown

Custom drafted doublet with fitted collar,  Cartridge pleated skirt, hanging Spanish cut over sleeves. Skirt and sleeve embellished with authentic embroidery reproduction by ArtEmbroidery.  This gown denotes elegance fashioned with my obsessive eye for details, such as handmade piping trims on seam edges.


$1,445.00 (Labor Fees)


Elizabethan Costume:

"Constance"

Item# Constance032514


Elizabethan doublet with french braided upper sleeve and looped lattice or solid lower sleeves; 4 panel overskirt and quilted embroidered forepanel. Embroidery is included, but limited to monochrome borders up to 12 hooped designs. Additional embroidery available for $5 to $10 each - depending upon the design.  Noblewomen's shirt sold separately59 pieces/em


*3-4mm rice pearls used are available for .17 cents each. 7mm flat round used for flowers on sleeves panes available for .20 cents each.


$1,062.00 USD (Labor Fees)

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(40% non-refundable deposit $424  - 6 payments of $104)

Elizabethan Costume:

"Audrey" © 

Item#:Audrey01022014


Bodice embellished with contrasting yoke with or without embroidery of your choice; shoulders are a double layered cap sleeve with hand-made contrasting piping; straight detachable sleeve embellished with embroidery of your choice; quilted forepart,  embellished by a strip of contrasting fabric with matching embroidery; 3 to 4 paneled over skirt with embroidered front facings in your pattern choice. Listed price includes up to 12 hooped embroidery patterns. Additional embroidery available for $5 to $10 each - depending on the pattern chosen.

Under partlet sold separately. *Pearls available for .17 cents each.  ***Elizabethan style corset is required to accomplish the proper fit but is not included. Available for order. 


$720.00 USD  (Labor Fees) 39 pcs

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(40% deposit of $288 - 4 payments of $108)

Elizabethan Costume


Spanish Gown

Custom drafted Spanish style doublet with fitted collar,  Cartridge pleated skirt, hanging Spanish cut over sleeves. Skirt and sleeve embellished with jeweled "points," i.e.,  single loop bows that were authentic to the 16th century. This gown denotes simple elegance fashioned with my obsessive eye for details, such as handmade piping trims on seam edges. Choose black silk or silk brocade and you will stand out in court. Add 30 Ouches (jeweled brooches) to reproduce this iconic portrait.  Priced at $6.00 each for a total of $180 - limited to stock on hand through my vendor.  If you wish to have side rows of ouches down the back, add another  $144.  *Decorative fitted sleeves  are not included in  basic price.


$650.00 (Labor Fees - Basic Gown W/O Embroidery)



Elizabethan Costume:
"Lady Dianna" © 

Item #Dianna110215


 This gorgeous gown was inspired by the famous painting of Elizabeth-I. The sleeve embroidery is an authentic reproduction from the same painting. Each gown is a one-of-a-kind custom commission and cannot be duplicated exactly as shown. Your gown will include the same style of sleeves as shown, and a similarly cut bodice and skirts, but with individual customized embroidered embellishment on the bodice, skirt, and forepanel.  GOWN INCLUDES: Bodice with hand-made piping, and couched grommets in the back; paned upper sleeve attached to bodice; one-piece fitted lower sleeves (detachable) embroidery valued at $240 for labor; split over skirt flat lined in cotton, hand sewn cartridge pleats, and hem guards; quilted forepanel. EMBROIDERY: Included are custom embroidered sleeves, and 12 hooped patterns on the forepanel (monochromatic or one color - some pattern restrictions apply), up to 12 hooped patterns on the skirt faces and bodice front.  **Metallic components, pearls, beads and jewelry as seen in the sample picture are not included in the listed price. Blackwork smock  and Escoffion sold separately. Fabrics and trims provided by client. ***Elizabethan style corset is required to accomplish the proper fit but is not included. Available for order. 


$1,505.05 USD (Labor Fees)

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(40% non-refundable deposit $491 - 6 payments of $122)

Unless specified as "Retail" the listed Fees are estimated for Labor Only - Client Responsible for fabrics & notions.  Any changes to samples shown will affect the overall cost.



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Elizabethan Costume

"Margot"

Item#: Margot01092014


This design is inspired by the Italian gown in the painting below. Bodice is trimmed in velvet or jacquard ribbon. Upper sleeve is petal-scallops intersected with pearls*.  Lower sleeve is detachable, embellished in your choice of embroidery. Forepart is embroidered in the same pattern as the sleeves with two rows of velvet ribbon trim at the bottom.  Listed price is limited to 12 hooped embroidery patterns. Additional embroidery available for $5 to $10 each - depending upon the pattern. 48 pieces. Under partlet sold separately. *3-4mm Pearls available at .17 cents each.  ***Elizabethan style corset is required to accomplish the proper fit but is not included. Available for order. 


$954.00 USD (Labor Fees) 53 pcs

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(40% Non-refundable deposit $381 - 5 payments of $114

Elizabethan Costume

"Jane"© 

Item #Seymour12122013 


Gorgeous custom designed Elizabethan noble woman's gown with two-toned bodice. Gown includes: Bodice with monochromatic (one color) embroidery across the two-toned yoke, hand-made piping trim and couched grommets in back; split over-skirt with monochromatic (one color) embroidery on the front facings (some restrictions apply regarding patterns)  - up to six hooped designs on each side - 12 in total. If you choose a fabric with a pattern, such as damask or brocade you can use your 13 allotted embroidery patterns on your forepanel or sleeves. Paned upper sleeves are embellished with hand-made piping and are attached to bodice; one-piece fitted split lower sleeves (detachable) lined with complimentary fabric with hand-made piping; and quilted forepart/forepanel.  Custom embroidery on forepanel and lower sleeves are not included, but available for additional labor fees.  Silks require flat-lining with cotton and require a hem guards. Blackwork under-partlet sold separately. ***Elizabethan style corset is required to accomplish the proper fit but is not included. Available for order. 

* 3-4mm pearls are an additional .17 cents each). 

$1,188.00 USD (Labor Fees) 66 pcs  

Allow 3 months for delivery

(40% non-refundable deposit $475 - and 6 payments of $ 118.00)

Elizabethan Costume
"Lady Vavasour"  
Item #  Vavasour070815


This beautiful custom gown is a one-of-a-kind custom commission and cannot be duplicated exactly as shown. Your gown will include the same contrasting yoke, paned sleeves, and a similarly cut bodice and skirts, but with individual customized embroidered embellishment.  Listing Includes: Bodice with two-toned yoke, custom embroidered medallion on the front, attached paned upper sleeves with custom embroidery and hand-made piping, and hand couched grommets in the back; Overskirt: Four panel split front over-skirt with custom embroidered front facings - - up to 12 monochromatic (one color) embroidery patterns on the facings are included (some restrictions in patterns apply), hem guards; paned upper sleeves - attached; two-piece fitted lower sleeves trimmed in hand-made piping, custom embroidery and cuffs; custom quilted forepart with embroidery (up to 12 embroidery patterns included). . ANY JEWELS PICTURED ARE NOT INCLUDED, Pearls and beads are NOT included.  Up to 4 strands of *3-4mm cultured freshwater Pearls included. Additional pearls are .17 cents each. **Redwork under-partlet and gold escoffion sold separately.  Client provides fabrics. ***Elizabethan style corset is required to accomplish the proper fit but is not included. Available for order. 


$1,152 (Labor Fees) 64 pcs

40% Non-refundable deposit $460 - 5 payments of $115

Elizabethan Costume:

"Katherine"

Item#: Katherine12122013


Another unique, custom design.  Includes: Bodice embellished with  ruched passementerie or trim intersected by clusters of pearls, trimmed in hand-made piping around the neckline and triangular tabs. Upper sleeves are fashioned from three triangles trimmed in hand-made piping held together by a large pearl or cluster. Lower sleeve is fashioned of bloused chiffon or silk  gathered at the wrist.  Overskirt: front facings trimmed in ruched velvet passementerie and pearl clusters; matching velvet duster/hem guard. Quilted forepanel embellished with your choice of embroidery - up to 12 embroidered patterns included. Additional embroidery available; fees depend on the pattern chosen. *57 pieces/em  

*3-4mm pearl embellishment available for .17 cents each.  ***Elizabethan style corset is required to accomplish the proper fit but is not included. Available for order. 


$1,026.00  USD (Labor Fees)

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(40% Non-refundable deposit $410- 6 payments of $102)

Women's Noble Renaissance

Elizabethan Costume

"Margaret"  
Item #  Margaret112413

Gown includes: Bodice with front cut-out trimmed in hand-made piping and couched grommets in the back; split front over-skirt with contrasted facings and up to 12 monochromatic (one color) embroidery patterns on the facings (some restrictions in patterns apply); Tulip style upper sleeves attached to bodice trimmed in hand-made piping; one-piece, fitted lower sleeves (detachable) with hand-made piping; and quilted forepart with up to 12 hooped embroidery patterns. Additional embroidery for lower sleeves available for additional fees - depending upon the pattern and intricacy. Silks will need velvet or velveteen hem guards - not included in list price. JEWELS NOT INCLUDED.  *3-4mm cultured freshwater Pearls available for a fee of .17 cents each. Redwork Chemise sold separately.  ***Elizabethan style corset is required to accomplish the proper fit but is not included. Available for order. 

$790.00 USD (Labor Fees)


Allow 3 Months for delivery  
(40% Non-refundable Deposit $318)

Elizabethan Costume

Anne Boleyn "The Tudors" 

Item#: ABTTIEG01122014


I've updated this beautiful Robins-egg blue silk taffeta gown shot with gold worn in The Tudors to include more period appropriate cut and construction. Gown comes replete with yellow and blue blooms embroidered on the bodice front (stomacher). My rendition has a french braided cap sleeve seen in the pink gown pictured (worn in The Tudors & in the movie "Elizabeth" starring Cate Blanchett). The fitted lower sleeves can be made to be detachable . I've also added a quilted forepart and a more appropriate "cartridge pleated" overskirt to complete this beautiful gown. If you're a true fan of the "The Tudors" series, you will covet this simple, rich, and elegant gown! - Perfect for a Renaissance themed wedding! Additional embroidery can be added for $5 to $10 each - depending upon the pattern.***Elizabethan style corset is required to accomplish the proper fit but is not included. Available for order. 

 34 pieces/em


$550.00 USD (Labor Fees) Plain w/o embroidery.




$885.00 USD (Labor) W/ Embroiery & Beading.


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Elizabethan Costume:

"Princess Elizabeth"©

Item#: LadyElizabeth01092014


My inspiration for this bodice is from the one worn by the young Elizabeth in The Tudors. Silk gown with scalloped embroidered stomacher on the bodice intersected with freshwater pearls. Sleeves: Upper sleeves are scalloped petals also intersected with pearls (See picture below). Lower sleeve is snug-fitted and embroidered. Forepart: Quilted and Embroidered in your choice of pattern. Listed price includes up to 12 hooped embroidery pieces. Additional pieces available for $5 to $10 each. 58 pieces.  Under partlet sold separately. *3-4mm Pearls available at .17 cents each. ***Elizabethan style corset is required to accomplish the proper fit but is not included. Available for order. 


$1,160.00 USD  (Labor Fees)

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(40% Non-refundable deposit $464 - 6 payments of $116)

Elizabethan Costume:

"Lady Nicole" © 

Item #: Nicole-042017


The inspiration for this beautiful confection is from a portrait of Sofonisba Anguisola. Isabel Valois. Heavily embroidered embellishment on the bodice, sleeves, skirt facings, and tabs using an authentic 16th reproduction from the portrait of Charles IX of France. Gown includes a set of undersleeves and a forepart (Limit of 16 embroidered medallions). All trims shown are not included.  **Multicolored forepart shown sold separately. Please be advised that Silks require flat-lining with cotton. ALL FABRICS PROVIDED BY CLIENT. Pearls not included. *3-4mm pearls available for .17 cents each. (59 pieces/em) ***Elizabethan style corset is required to accomplish the proper fit but is not included. Available for order. 


$1,445 USD (Labor Fees)

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(40% Non-Refundable deposit required to secure reservation)

Elizabethan Costume

"Queen Elizabeth 1"



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Renaissance Costume

Anne Boleyn "Other Boleyn Girl"

My reproduction of this gown includes a custom drafted bodice with capped and paned upper sleeve with contrasting lining, fitted lower sleeve that is detachable, forepanel, and four paneled cartridge pleated overskirt., sheer silk open style (Italian) under-partlet, and French hood with authentic pearl billiments.   Add embroidery and beading on gown for additional fees.


***Elizabethan style corset is required to accomplish the proper fit but is not included. Available for order. 


Gown & Underpartlet:  $720.00  (Labor)

French Hood  $198.00 (Retail)


Total Ensemble (Client Provides Fabrics):  $918.00


This sumptuous custom drafted doublet is fashioned in the Italian style with medici collar; hand-made piping on the entire doublet, upper sleeve panes, and tabs. Detachable lower sleeves were custom embroidered using an authentic reproduction of the iconic "Phoenix" portrait available at Art Embroidery Designs on Etsy, and embellished with 3 to 4 mm freshwater pearls, and hand-made eggplant purple silk velvet piping and cuffs. Forepart was also custom embroidered in the combination of the Phoenix pattern and gold crowns with Tudor roses and thistles embellished with  glass seed beads to create a unique textile. Dripping with glass seed beads and authentic freshwater pearls, 12 strands of 4 mm pearls were used on the doublet and skirt facings alone!  Custom drafted attifet sold separately in my "Renaissance Millinery" section. Use this gorgeous ensemble as your inspiration! - But this is a one-of-a-kind commission and cannot be exactly duplicated!  (Pearls and beading fees are not included).


$1,302.24 (Labor Fees)

Elizabethan Costume:

"Ursula"

Item #:  Ursula061614


This gorgeous gown has a capped split upper sleeve embellished with your choice of embroidery. Detachable under sleeve in a beautiful velveteen lattice work with pearl* clusters at each intersection. Upper forepart is quilted in your choice of quilt  pattern.. Lower forepart band embroidered in your choice of pattern. Listed price includes up to 12 hooped embroidery designs. Additional embroidery available for $5 to $10.  ***Elizabethan style corset is required to accomplish the proper fit but is not included. Available for order. 


Under partlet sold separately.  

*freshwater pearls available for .17 to .20 cents each.  


$1,632.00 USD (Labor Fees) 91 pcs

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(40% Non-refundable deposit $655 - 6 payments of $163)

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16th Century Elizabethan Court Gowns

Elizabethan Costume


Italian Renaissance Doublet Ensemble:

Custom drafted doublet with pleated collar, shoulder wings, tabs , handmade piping, and hand-woven bead buttons; detachable sleeves embellished in your choice of diagonal trims as those shown in slide show, or diagonal paned/slashed sleeves (see pink sleeves in slide show); 3 to 4 paneled overskirt with decorative front facings, custom embroidered or embellished forepart. *Pearls and beading labor are not included in listing price but are available. Sample gown pictured required 8 16" strands of 4 mm Grade-A Freshwater pearls for sleeves, forepart, and skirt facings and 120 hours of hand beading.  Beading Labor Fees: $50 per strand. **Maria de Medici embroidered Irish Linen chemise sold separately - See listing on my Renaissance Accessories page.


*All fabrics, trims, and embellishments supplied by the client.


**3" Wide trim used in sample is also available for purchase in red & gold  via Desi Fabrics on Etsy.


$999.98 (Labor Fees) w/o Embroidery


Elizabethan Costume 

"Patricia" - Merchant Class :  © 

Item #: Patricia11252013


Custom made Merchant-class gown with detachable sleeves and Italian Flat Cap. Includes: Bodice with simple embroidery; attached upper sleeve; quilted detachable lower sleeves with simple embroidery; one-piece skirt. Split skirt with quilted forepart available for additional fee.


Italian Flat Cap and cotton blackwork under partlet sold separately. 


$580.00 USD (Labor Fees)

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(40% deposit $232)

Elizabethan Costume:

Late Elizabethan Waistcoat


Exclusively available at Designs From Time, an authentic reproduction of this famous late Elizabethan waistcoat (circa 1603) with gold work and poly-chromatic embroidery, (see original pictures in the slide show). These authentic embroidery reproduction have been digitized by the talented Liuba Tabunidze of Art Embroidery Designs. Fashioned from 100% heavy weight, European linen in cream or Ivory. Fully lined in lightweight linen. Gold and ivory ecru lace on the cuffs.  Price includes fabrics and 4 to 6 Spools Gold Metallic Thread ($12 each = $72) and 24 spools of colored threads (12 colors, two each $6.00 per spool = $144).


$817.49 (Retail)


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Elizabethan Costume:

"Lady Howard" ©  

Item#: LadyHoward112915


 This stunning custom, bespoke gown includes: petaled upper sleeves - attached to the gown; split lower sleeves - detachable for comfort; bodice with hand-made pipping on the edges and hand couched grommets in matching colored thread; four panel over-skirt with hand-made cartridge pleats and up to six embroidered designs on each skirt facing; forepanel underskirt includes up to 12 embroidered patterns; hem guards with intersecting trim; up tto 4 strands of 3 to 4 mm freshwater or "Scottish" pearl.;  Each gown is a one-of-a-kind custom commission and cannot be duplicated exactly as shown. Your gown will include the petaled sleeves as shown, and a similarly cut bodice and skirts, but with individual customized embroidered embellishment. Client provides all trims, additional pearls, beads, metallic findings, and all fabrics. ***Elizabethan style corset is required to accomplish the proper fit but is not included. Available for order. 

**Sleeves and forepart shown are custom embroidered and exceed the allotted amounts in the listing. Add $200.


$1,261.99 USD (Labor Fees) 61 pcs

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(40% non-refundable deposit of $439 - 6 payments of $109 )

Italian Costume:

"Lucrezia" © 

Item #Lucrezia01072014


This Italian inspired gown is replete with smocked under lining beneath split bodice front (back laced with couched grommets), bodice front embellished  with embroidery patterns of your choice of pattern; Italian style double panedsleeves;  3 to 4 paneled over-skirt;  quilted forepart.  Collarless under partlet sold separately. *3-4mm pearls available. for .17 cents each. 49 pieces ***Elizabethan style corset is required to accomplish the proper fit but is not included. Available for order. 


$980.00 USD (Labor Fees)

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(40%  Non-Refundable deposit $392 - 6 payments of $98)

Elizabethan Costume

"Rose"

Item#: Rose01072014


This beautiful velveteen gown, with a 16th Century cultivated rose quilt pattern embroidery, is one of my more modestly priced gowns; but while simple in design, the embellishments are rich and elegant. Bodice: Front panel is quilted with piped edging. Sleeves: The upper sleeve is worked in fabric-braid technique seen in picture #1 below. The lower sleeve is quilted with the same cultivated rose pattern (or quilt pattern of your choice) and embellished by an ecru lace cuff with freshwater pearls* and glass seed beads. Overskirt:  Front edging is quilted in the same cultivated rose  pattern on the bodice front. Forepart: upper portion is quilted, two-toned with velvet piping. Lower portion is velveteen in a contrasting color. Listed price includes up to 12 embroidery/quilted patterns. Additional embroidery available for $5 to $10 each - depending upon the pattern.  Under partlet sold separately. 38 pieces/em  *3-4mm Pearls available for .17 cents each. ***Elizabethan style corset is required to accomplish the proper fit but is not included. Available for order. 


$649.00 USD (Labor Fees) 32 pcs

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(40% deposit $259)