DIY Medieval Dresses from Medieval Wedding Dresses. The above photos are of the "bliaut", which “is a rich, full overgown made of fine silk, laced tight down the sides of the body, with long, hanging sleeves.” The navigation on this site isn’t great and if you click on a link within a post it may show up as a 404 error. If you stick to the sidebar you are fine and the links work. The dresses on this site are:
Baid Kirtle and Gown. “The kirtle, the basic medieval dress, is cut in rectangles, and has long straight sleeves. It’s often worn with a fancier overtunic.”
Bliaut. "The bliaut is a rich, full overgown made of fine silk, laced tight down the sides of the body, with long, hanging sleeves."
Cotehardie. “The cotehardie is another figure-hugging gown, this time with tight sleeves and a buttoned or laced front.”
Houppelande. “The houpplelande is a later gown, long and full and worn belted above the waist. “
Sideless surcoat. “The sideless surcoat is cut away at the sides to reveal a tighly-fitted undergown, and often shows heraldic colours.”
Underwear. “A simple linen shift for women and a shirt for men.”

DIY Medieval Dresses from Medieval Wedding Dresses. The above photos are of the "bliaut", which “is a rich, full overgown made of fine silk, laced tight down the sides of the body, with long, hanging sleeves.” The navigation on this site isn’t great and if you click on a link within a post it may show up as a 404 error. If you stick to the sidebar you are fine and the links work. The dresses on this site are:

  • Baid Kirtle and Gown. “The kirtle, the basic medieval dress, is cut in rectangles, and has long straight sleeves. It’s often worn with a fancier overtunic.”
  • Bliaut. "The bliaut is a rich, full overgown made of fine silk, laced tight down the sides of the body, with long, hanging sleeves."
  • Cotehardie. “The cotehardie is another figure-hugging gown, this time with tight sleeves and a buttoned or laced front.”
  • Houppelande. “The houpplelande is a later gown, long and full and worn belted above the waist. “
  • Sideless surcoat. “The sideless surcoat is cut away at the sides to reveal a tighly-fitted undergown, and often shows heraldic colours.”
  • Underwear. “A simple linen shift for women and a shirt for men.”

(via halloweencrafts)

DIY Origami Dresses on Hangers Card by truebluemeandyou. I’ve seen these cards for sale and they run about $4 - $5.Combine a paper clip hangers and origami dresses glued to cardstock. You can find blank white or ivory cardstock cards and envelopes in bulk for about $10 (with coupon) at Michaels.
Paper clip hanger tutorial from agusyornet.
Origami dresses from forty weeks and Then Some with links to the different dresses.

DIY Origami Dresses on Hangers Card by truebluemeandyou. I’ve seen these cards for sale and they run about $4 - $5.Combine a paper clip hangers and origami dresses glued to cardstock. You can find blank white or ivory cardstock cards and envelopes in bulk for about $10 (with coupon) at Michaels.

DIY Bleach Skeleton Dress Tutorial fom Urban Beings. Not much of a tutorial but you can find pages more of information on how to bleach fabric on my blog.Go here for the best archive of dye DIYs and here for bleach DIYs.
*For anyone selling bleached shorts/shirts/fabric: really important information on how to fully stop the bleach from eating away at your fabric using a product called “Bleach Stop”.  Also in the comment section someone recommended this link here for more info on neutralizing/deactivating bleach from dyeing (3% hydrogen peroxide is cheap and you can get it anywhere for under a $1 for a large bottle) andwhat to never use - vinegar.

DIY Bleach Skeleton Dress Tutorial fom Urban Beings. Not much of a tutorial but you can find pages more of information on how to bleach fabric on my blog.Go here for the best archive of dye DIYs and here for bleach DIYs.

*For anyone selling bleached shorts/shirts/fabric: really important information on how to fully stop the bleach from eating away at your fabric using a product called “Bleach Stop”.  Also in the comment section someone recommended this link here for more info on neutralizing/deactivating bleach from dyeing (3% hydrogen peroxide is cheap and you can get it anywhere for under a $1 for a large bottle) andwhat to never use - vinegar.