The Movie

Cate Blanchett as Elizabeth

I also have 10 yards of black velveteen and have found another inspiration


Back of the Gown


Movie cheats

Above photo, forepart is pieced.  Very Period.


While I don't agree with how they handled the historic aspects of Elizabeth's Life, the gowns were very nice.  Again they were not accurate, but they do give the feel.  I liked this dress a lot and using the cotton gause and the black velveteen I could make a dress that is very similar.


Elizabethan Dress
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