"By Sir Gawine Carowe, a smoke of cameryke, wroght with blake worke, and edged with bone lace of gold..."
Elizabeth I's New Year's Gifts, 1579
( Imagine Sir Elton John or the like giving the CURRENT Liz fancy underwear for Christmas!)
Blackworked and blogged - click the creator's name to read their posts about it.
"Mermaids", courtesy of Kim Brody Salazar
"Warwick"-inspired shirt, courtesy of Mistress Jane Stockton
gentleman's nightcap, courtesy of La Signora Onorata Katerina da Brescia (K. Carlisle)
Tudoresque shift, courtesy of