Posts Tagged ‘pantoufles’

16th Century Pantofles – The Right Way

Sunday, January 8th, 2017

Some of you may have gone through the Lesson 2 Writeup on a set of 16th century pantofles, but I’m pleased now to be able to give you a far better reconstruction, based on period examples and historical practice. This was a special project for Miss Kit, and I’m delighted to be able to give you some details on the construction process. Many of the techniques were similar to those in Lesson 2, so I ought not to completely decry that older knowledge, but this new piece looks so much more like the period examples.

What I thought worked particularly well were the slashed “ridges” on the upper of the pantofles. These are very similar to some extant pieces off of which I modeled this new pair.
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Lesson 11: Mid 16th C. Mules (Cork)

Saturday, August 31st, 2013

I just posted a new Lesson on Mid 16th C. Mules (Cork). This was a fun project, and I enjoyed the clean lines of the heel and the outsole. Enjoy!

Lesson #6: Early 17th C. Lady’s Mules (Timber)

Friday, February 4th, 2011

Announcing the sixth Project Lesson – Early 17th C. Lady’s Mules (Timber). These mules were finished in November of 2009, but I’m adding the post simply to facilitate searching. See attached for a teaser pic!

Lesson #2: Mid 16th C. Pantoufles (Cork)

Friday, February 4th, 2011

Announcing the second Project Lesson – Mid 16th C. Pantoufles (Cork). These pantoufles were finished in September of 2006, but I’m adding the post simply to facilitate searching. See attached for a teaser pic!