I will have three of these posts on Tudor Head dresses covering all the head dresses and a short post on how to make caps and coifs.
This post will be on how to make assorted styles of French hood.
which is a fairly easy head dress to make ,it doesn’t really need any sewing skills and can be made very cheaply.The one below cost less than £5 for the materials
They will usually take around two to three hours to make a simple one like the one above ,less time if you use a piece of veiling at the back rather than authentic taffeta
First however in case you prefer other styles I will give a quick run down of the other styles and links to my blog posts on how to make them
Head dresses 1 (A quite hard project)
The Gable hood.
This is by far the…
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