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While I’ve written about going through my hoard of files for my Julich-Kleve-Berg dress information but I have also been going through my fragments of copies of books that a woman of that time might own, as well as what might be in the printshop of a…
Michaela de Bruce
Michaela de Bruce
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Hecklinger’s ladies’ garments by Hecklinger, Charles. [from old catalog]Publication date 1886Topics Dressmaking. [from old catalog]Publisher New YorkCollection library_of_congress; americanaDigitizing sponsor Sloan FoundationContributor The Library of…
Michaela de Bruce
Michaela de Bruce
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A lot of this is already in my blog and searchable :). The reason for my desire to hunt down a particular font is that I want to publish my work and have it directly comparable to our extant resources. To this end there has been a lot of reading of the…
Michaela de Bruce
Michaela de Bruce
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Social media is weird. This post was written at a specific time after, by now, hundreds of hours of dedicated research and effort, but as it will appear as a preview in many different timelines all of that context is stripped. It isn’t really but the way…
Michaela de Bruce
Michaela de Bruce
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I have a sturdy laptop now so I am about to use it to make over my site while also making use of the heat of the sun and comfy sofa or bed. Finally got my site logo in place but have not really been able to get it to work in a menu. There … Continue…
Michaela de Bruce
Michaela de Bruce
arrayedindreams.com

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So yes, I think I can call this a relapse of my disease. It doesn’t look like what people think it is. So right my my disease is targeting the easy to access synovium so that’s around tendons and ligaments. And bursae in my elbows. So far only a small…

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I realised I have been able to travel three times this year thanks to friends offering sleep space and more. So fantastic. Disability is incredibly isolating. And once upon a time Social Media was a lifeline. Now… well with how timelines are manipulated…

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I think in Anglo-centric writings and art history there has been a lot of context missing when interpreting the clothing depicted in the portraits of Anne of Cleves. I have also been looking through modelbuchs at embroidery and found some patterns that…

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I was able to publish the first 52 pages as a pdf- it’s not complete but is of use to people who are familiar with the era at least and are able to use it as a guide. On google-drive. I thought I had been smart and converted files for the web before I…

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The bulk of my patterns and line art is done. I want to expand clothing items and also add in directions but I really do need to get all that created offline first. I spent a little time making new images of the kinds of clothing the book can make. I will…
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