Fabric, capsule collections & palettes

photo of my Byzantine costume with a palette generated by coolors.co

photo of my Byzantine costume with a palette generated by coolors.co

Palette developed by coolors.co for my Byzantine costume

I decided a while ago to focus my fabric collection and sewing projects around ‘capsule collections‘ – where I’d pick certain colourways for each costuming era I wanted to work on, and assign fabrics to them – letting me organize my fabric collection by projects, and trying to make my various items integrate with one another better. Continue reading

Celebration – combining colours

Although Caterina provided much of the material I’d be using for the “Celebration” costume, I wanted to take a look at colour combinations that were depicted in paintings and portraits from the age to see if there were colour combinations that I could use to inspire my choices of guards, trim, etc.

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