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April 7, 2021

‘Our purses shall be proud, our garments poor, For 'tis the …

More dress for your dollars! The findings from The Tudor Tailor’s database of 55,000 items of dress and accessories have proved more wide-ranging …

December 5, 2020

'I will pinck thy flesh full of holes with my rapier for …

Work continues apace on  The Typical Tudor: reconstructing everyday 16th century dress , which is set for publication early in 2021. This month Jane …

November 14, 2020

Presents fit for princes ... and paupers!

The holiday season approaches and there is Tudor Tailor inspiration for both the prince and pauper. Limited edition decorations made from cloth of …

October 31, 2020

Celebrating Black History not just for a month - for ever

Saturday 31 October is the end of the UK's Black History Month 2020 but continuing to represent everyone's history is an ongoing everyday challenge. …

September 15, 2020

‘He that will have a cake out of the wheat must tarry the …

Work continues apace on  The Typical Tudor: reconstructing everyday 16th century dress .  However, The Tudor Tailor is sorry to announce that Jane …

June 6, 2020

‘Tomorrow, and tomorrow, and tomorrow, creeps in this petty …

Typical Tudors had a great deal to celebrate in June. Jane and Ninya invite  you to join them in a full day’s …

April 28, 2020

‘The best laid plans of mice and men go oft awry’ – Robert …

Much has happened since the last Tudor Tailor news went live. The  Missing Persons  conference and exhibition in Nottingham were to have taken place …

February 11, 2020

Bring up the bodies!

A previously unpublished 16th century garment will take centre stage at Nottingham’s historic courtroom as part of the  Missing Persons  conference …

January 6, 2020

Don’t keep it under your hat – unless it’s linen!

The Tudor Tailor team are throwing their hats into the ring with collaborative work on  the history of headwear. Here's …

December 7, 2019

Knitting by numbers: Typical Tudor teamwork, timelines and …

The Typical Tudor  will break new ground in the reconstruction of 16th century adult dress with detailed instructions for knitted garments. …

November 7, 2019

How much sooner one tires of any thing than of a book! - …

Dress historian Hilary Davidson is on board for The Tudor Tailor’s  Missing Persons  conference next April. She will bring all the evidence for …

September 5, 2019

Fashion forensics to the fore in the case of the Missing …

Jane and Ninya had a grand day out in and around Portsmouth, home of the  Mary Rose , this week to recruit more specialists to the search for  The …