Minoan trial run

I made Minoan clothes based on the above fresco from Akrotiri and Potnia Vesta’s collegium handout . More of Vesta’s research can be found here. My goal was to use stash on hand whenever possible. I started with an existing yet roomy underdress. First step was to add the band across the shoulders. This was…

Vesta’s Minoan dress presentation. 

Vesta took her research into the nature and construction of Minoan womens clothing to An Tir Kingdom Arts &Sciences this March.  The various iterations are shown here, Vesta is wearing her most current version.  Vesta’s  complete paper can be found at:

Minoan saffron pattern printing commission. 

Vesta requested printed linen based on patterned fabric from a Minoan fresco. No, I don’t have evidence for Minoan printing, this was done to get the look.    We enlarged the pattern some for printing.    Since this pattern would need to match, I folded the drawing to check alignment.  Roughed out block. Source: Link…