am what one might call "obsessed" with 16th century Italian clothing. I started sewing at the age of 5, but it was not until I discovered the works of Alessandro Allori that I found my passion for it. I have spent the last 12 years studying and sewing.
I plan to recreate Allori's "Portrait of a Lady" 1580
Layer 1: Camicia
Layer 2: Sleeves and underskirt
Layer 3: Overgown
Layer 4: Partlet and possibly more.