Monday, 24 August 2009

La Fleur de Lyse

If you have any kind of interest in the clothing of New France then you must visit this site by Suzanne Gousse. The photo album has a lot of her work over the years and it is all first class tailoring and research. She sells the patterns through folks like Smoke and Fire (see below) but I still think you can learn a lot from this webpage. Books are also worth a look - they have one that looks good Re-enactors Guide to the French Army, 1755-1760. Volume 1 and 2.

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  1. She is also a very interesting and passionate woman, delightful to talk to for hours. I happened to talk to her last year for one hour, just after the 250th anniversary of the Battle of Quebec got cancelled and we had a very interesting conversation... I am hoping to talk to her again sometimes soon.... and meet her...

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