The Tudor Tailor team aims to provide research, resources and inspiration for people who enjoy learning about 16th century dress - for fun, for educational projects, for reenactment events, for heritage sites, for stage plays or for screen productions. Please visit the Research page (coming soon) to discover more about our ongoing work, the Shop to buy books and resources for making costume and the Talks & Events page to see our range of presentations. The Tudor Tailor team is headed by Ninya Mikhaila and Jane Malcolm-Davies (see 'About us' for more information). Join our Facebook community to send us your comments, questions or suggestions.
Detail of a painting by Sophie Ploeg featuring Schole-House lace from The Tudor Tailor

We were very excited to finally visit Red Bay, Labrador, Canada after first reading of the sixteenth century mariner's garments held at the interpretation centre several years ago. The landscape, the hospitality and the archaeological remains surpassed our expectations. It made the long, complicated (and expensive!) journey worthwhile, although it was also part of the fun! We owe huge thanks to Cindy Gibbons, Loretta Decker and Dennis Yetman of Parks Canada for their generosity, help and enthusiasm. We leave Labrador very much informed and inspired. ...

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