The Purple Files/ Florence Files: What's New!
For Diaries, articles and research older than 4 months, take a look at the following:

Florentine Research  and Recreation Diary list 
Layers of Clothing
and  La Biblioteca (now Annotated)
Please note: A few New Diaries (Jan 09 on)  have but not uploaded as yet. Please be patient with me.

You can follow my costume updates on Facebook

You can follow my writing/art/photography and purchase some of my creations at my blog:
Karen Carlisle/Off the Artboard
I am also on  FACEBOOK

New! December: ACG Event Pics Updated
ACG Event Pics updated/ SF Costumes updated/ Steampunk Wing Diary
Jan: updated ACG Event Pics
updated links to Blog and Social Media

2013 highlights:
Documentation for Tia Dalma Outfit & Reacher Gilt
2012 Highlitghts
Zimmara &  Velma Zombie Slayer daires
July:Update on ACG pics & SCA Event Pics update
April: Updated Soccaccia List

Updated ACG Event Pics.

January: Updated ACG Event Pics.

Now you can also follow updates on Facebook

2011 Highlights:
New! December: Grey Linen sottana: new eyelet method.

May: update on Florentine Research List and on Florentine Tailoring
March/April Discworld Costumes and ACG Photos updated.
Feb SCA Event photo: Rapier Champ

2010 Highlights:
Dec: Aust Costumers' Guild update
Bellatrix la Strange Costume Diary & Sirius Black's Vest

August: ACG Costume Ball 2010 and River Song Diary
July: Elizabethan Rapier Jacket & Hood
 June: Stargate Universe Uniforms
May:Mid-16thC remake: Black linen Tudor
April: Rapier Outfit Diaries.

Documentation on Tuscan clothing and lifestyle is now at Florence Files, Diaries, other costume and SCA are at Purple Files.Several pages have been combined eg. extant clothing, Accessories.
Some older diaries and pages have been removed (contact me if you want details) . New Links and pages have been added and pages are under 're-construction', so bare with me, please.

January, 2009: Revamp of entire site began.....
Website updates Jan 2009:  
Imbusto Lacing Positions
several old Diaries revamped.

April 2008: Update of Gardian's Log & Website
March 2008: Major Website revamp.

March 2008: Tuscan Camicia (based on Prato egs)
and update to Guardaroba (Kat's Closet)

All intellectual content, original photos and layout are copyright to La Signora Onorata Katerina da Brescia (K Carlisle), except those original renaissance artworks and extant articles whose copyright remains with the current owner.
If you would like to use something from this site, please contact me, and cite this website reference.

(c). K.Carlisle, 2008.