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April 30, 2018

Artfully dressed: women in the art world

Jane and Ninya feature in an exciting exhibition at the Weiss Galley in London from Wed 16 to Thurs 31 May. Photographer Carla van der Puttelaar has …

February 13, 2018

Sea gowns and pantaloons and buckram, oh my!

A great article about our recent Massachusetts trip. https://www.mtholyoke.edu/media/sea-gowns-and-pantaloons-and-buckram-oh-my-0

January 22, 2017

Cassocks emerge from the Data Batcave

Jane and Ninya disappeared into the Data Batcave in Copenhagen (with intern Hannah, pictured far left) for a week to begin the New Year with  The …

December 4, 2016

The Tudor Tailor’s Christmas crackers – a sell-out success, …

The Tudor Tailor is celebrating the five-year anniversary of the publication of  The Queen’s Servants  this month with some exciting announcements. …

November 20, 2016

Knitting by royal appointment – then and now

Margery Trollope, aka Jane, presented her early modern knitting research in Copenhagen recently. She was part of the Centre for Textile Research’s …

October 16, 2016

Pies and petticoats

The Tudor Tailor is happy to announce that the search for a source of frizado fabric has at last proved successful! But the quest has not been easy – …

April 1, 2016

Heads up for a new Tudor Tailor pattern

For some time now, Ninya and Jane have received requests for a pattern for women’s headwear characteristic of the 16 th  century, especially the …

March 19, 2016

Ten, Ten, Let’s Do It Again!

Today, Jane and Ninya are celebrating The Tens. It’s been ten years since  The Tudor Tailor  was published in March 2006. Since then, the book has …