Awhile back I made a Medieval style dress for the historical recreation group I'm part of. It was made of my hand spun wool yarn, hand woven into fabric and sewn together into a tunic based on an extant piece from about the 1300's. I promised a couple of folks a picture if me in it, but it has been too hot in Arizona to wear it...until today. We had a cold snap last night, and an event today. I finally got to give it a go! I found it very comfortable, and quite cozy.
So for those of you who asked, here is a shot of me in the finished outfit. It is: a hand made wool over dress and linen under tunic. Hand braided belt, and a belt pouch of hand woven fabric with a bead work heraldic overlay. Shoes from http://www.garbtheworld.com/. Carved stone medallion from http://www.gemartist.com/. The only bits that aren't hand made on this ensemble are bits that you can't see...and I'm starting the research on those.
A wrap up of previous posts about this project is here: http://tangibledaydreams.blogspot.com/2011/06/historic-hand-spun-hand-woven-tunic.html