For a collection of Robin's posts to the historic costume list on the topic of the Gothic fitted dress, click here.
Gothic Fitted Dress Workshop participants: Please click here to download advance handout. This is a PDF document and must be viewed with Adobe Acrobat Reader 4.0 or higher. To download the latest version of Adobe Acrobat Reader, click here:
If for some reason this procedure does not work for you, please e-mail me at firstname.lastname@example.org and I will arrange to get the handout to you another way.
To see a picture of Robin in a Gothic fitted dress, follow this link to the Costume Gallery's Online Costume Ball. (The link opens a new browser window.) Robin is in the 2001 Ball, Group 1, Guest 3. The dress is wine-colored heavy silk, lined with rose-colored silk tussah. Details are consistent with English fashion of about 1400.
If anyone has posted pictures of dresses made based on Robin's instructions, please email email@example.com. We'd like to link to them.