Sarah Engelke

Iberian Renaissance Period Hairstyles

Iberian Renaissance Period Hairstyles

A good hairstyle helps create the perfect impression. Sarah shares some appropriate hairstyles for women in Spain during the late 15th and early 16th centuries. 

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Iberian Cosmetics & Renaissance Beauty Ideals

Iberian Cosmetics & Renaissance Beauty Ideals

Iberian women pursued beauty and the feminine ideal as much as ladies today. Sarah explores the makeup and cosmetics used in 15th and 16th century Spain.

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C16th English Knitted Sleeves

C16th English Knitted Sleeves

While Spain had knitted sleeves in silk and wool, it seems England had wool sleeves alone. Sarah presents the evidence in preparation for making your own.

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C16th Spanish Knitted Sleeves

C16th Spanish Knitted Sleeves

Knitted sleeves are one of the less explored items of 16th century knitted clothing, but Sarah will show us how to roll up our sleeves and get started on scoggers.

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