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Bedsheet Costumes

Costumes you can make with a bedsheet.

Of all the great bird goddesses in world mythology, the Morrigan is surely one of the birdiest.

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Our costume for the Morrigan. The gown is just a bedsheet pinned around the body in the style of ancient Celtic bog dresses.

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Brighid is the Irish goddess of fire, fertility, and the spring. You can use a bedsheet to make an ancient style Celtic dress, which was very similar to the ancient Greek chiton.

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How to make an Ionic chiton. Useful for lots of ancient costumes!

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Vestal Virgin costume.

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How to make an early Mesopotamian tunic from a bedsheet (or similar sized rectangle of cloth).

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Tin Hinan (4th century), legendary queen and founding matriarch of the Tuareg people.

Early vintage newspaper illustration of Puabi (ca. 2600 BCE), queen in ancient Sumer around the time of the first dynasty of Ur.

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Puabi (ca. 2600 BCE), queen in ancient Sumer, around the time of the first dynasty of Ur.

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Enheduanna (ca. 2300 BCE), Sumerian-Akkadian poet and the first known author in the history of human civilization.

Boudicca (first century; died around 61 CE), British queen who fought a war of resistance against the Romans.

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