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  Chemise - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The chemise, also called a smock or shift, is a simple garment worn next to the skin to protect clothing from sweat and body oils.
Women wore shifts or chemises underneath their gowns or robes; men wore chemises with their trousers or braies, and covered the chemises with garments such as doublets, robes, etc. In those times, it was usually the only piece of clothing that was washed regularly.
Men's chemises may be said to still survive, as the common shirt.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Chemise   (444 words)

 Chemise - PassionShop.com
Chemise made of soft supple shiny textured stretch lace with fit and flair style plus adjustable straps.
Boudoir rose lace deep V chemise with scalloped lace trim and g-string.
Fishnet chemise with mesh deep V and scalloped lace trim.
www.passionshop.com /Catalog/Lingerie/Chemise.html   (283 words)

 Buy Chemises | Shopping online Chemise shop |
Chemise has an adjustable tie back and another tie at the lower back.
Embroidered sequin net and swiss dot mesh chemise with underwired cups, adjustable shoulder straps with shoulder caps and matching thong with lined crotch.
Floral patterned fishnet mesh chemise with stretch lace bodice, lace hem, adjustable elastic shoulder straps and matching g-string.
www.80tallet.no /lingerie/chemises.shtml   (137 words)

 chemise   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
The chemise, also called a smock or shift, is a simple garment worn next to the...
A chemise, shift, or smock was usually sewn at home, by the women of a...
Sometimes the chemise was gathered by smocking; sometimes the neckband, cuffs,...
www.hotvsnot.com /search/?s=chemise   (361 words)

 How to Make A Chemise   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Basic "Peasant blouse" chemises are incredibly easy to make with almost no pattern at all.
I like to make my chemises hit at least mid thigh so if need be they can be worn as a night shirt for those early morning privy runs.
This is a simple chemise suitable for peasant to middle class personae.
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 How to Make a Chemise
The edges of the opening of the bag are the lower ends of the chemise, which lie exactly in the centre of the material; that centre is the top of the chemise, which lie exactly on the centre of the material; that centre is the top of the chemise.
When the chemise has been closed at teach side by a seam run and felled form the slope, and when the hem, of about one inch and a quarter in width, has been made, the neck must be finished off.
This is laid upon the neck in the front of the chemise, to be hemmed upon the gathers and stitched upon the shoulders; the reverse side of the band is hemmed entirely round the top of the chemise.
www.hollisandbell.com /SewingTexts/Chemise.htm   (2432 words)

 French Style Leather, Vellum and Case Bindings, Chemise, slipcase and drop back box
In the French style tradition the chemise and slipcase protect the design binding from the light and dust and are very attractive on the shelves of a library.
The spine of the chemise is made with leather and may have the same element of decoration that you find on the spine of the binding.
The chemise is lined with felt or suede, while the slipcase can be lined with paper or soft cloth.
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Deep V chemise with angled georgette ruffle trim, adjustable straps and bow treatment.
Sexy deep V chemise in charmeuse with lace trim.
Chiffon Chemise with sexy lace peeking out from under a cowl front and gracing the plunge of the sensuous low back.
www.hiddenwoman.com /products/products.asp?catID=50   (114 words)

 Chemise or Smock
Anyhow, for this chemise, I laid out a large sheet and folded it over lengthwise, slightly more than half the width of the hem.
Draw a square or rectangle that is two or three inches on one side of the shoulder line, and seven to nine inches on the other (depending on how low you want the front) and nine or ten inches wide.
Pin and stitch chemise, right sides together, from cuff, up under the arm, and down to the hem on both sides.
photos.ladybrooke.com /sca/gowns/bluegown/smock.htm   (657 words)

Sexy deep V chemise in charmeuse w/ lace trim.
Sparkle stretch lace chemise w/ underwire cups, adj straps and satin bow treatment.
Can be worn as a chemise or an elegant skirt.
theplussizeboutique.com /chemise.html   (82 words)

The CHEMISE was basic to a colonial, civil war, and fur trade era woman’s wardrobe.
It served as both an undergarment and a nightgown but was also called a shift or a smock and was worn as a dress for everyday use.
This style can also be worn as a night gown as a blouse slip combination under a bodice and skirt with the ruffle adding fullness to the skirt worn over it.
www.wyomingclassics.com /chemise.htm   (276 words)

 The Chemise of the Eighteen Sixties - Costuming
The chemise of the eighteen sixties was the most important part of a woman’s wardrobe.
Also, most chemises were made of cotton or soft linens which could be washed in very hot water which helped to breakdown those body oils and salts.
The length of the chemise was between the knee and calf.
www.bellaonline.com /ArticlesP/art24531.asp   (474 words)

 Basic Cotton Chemises By Peacock Design ... Renaissance Clothiers   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
The chemise draws closed at the neckline with a simple ribbon run through a cotton casing, and can be comfortably worn on or off the shoulder, as you wish.
We are also happy to offer our chemise in a slim fit for those who may be concerned that they would be overwhelmed by too much fabric in our regular chemise.
The chemise is machine washable, and we will finish it to a length you specify or ship it unhemmed, as you wish.
www.peacockdesignstudio.com /chemise.html   (489 words)

 Chemise in Women's Sleepwear/Pajamas at BizRate - Compare Prices and Online Stores
Soft cotton knit chemise with tonal lace trim, topstitching and...
A frothy confection of lace, ruffles and ribbons, the tricot babydoll...
This chemise from the Julianne Nicole collection is styled in...
www.bizrate.com /buy/products__att280719--272630-,cat_id--10101100.html   (528 words)

 Your First Garb   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
A chemise is a white linen shirt worn to keep sweat and oils off your good fabric.
You have probably already seen patterns for chemises where they tell you to cut off the corners of the body and sleeve pieces, creating a raglan sleeve (a diagonal sleeve seam).
Permission is granted to make and distribute verbatim copies of this document for non-commercial private research or educational purposes provided the copyright notice and this permission notice are preserved on all copies.
www.reconstructinghistory.com /beginners/chemise.html   (743 words)

 Dress Diary: a 16th century Florentine gown
Although there are many patterns for chemises floating around on the web, I have always been unhappy with the results of most of those instructions.
Although this article gives instructions for an excellent chemise just as it is, I decided to modify it just a little to make construction easier and to adapt it to work better with early 16th century Florentine styles of clothing.
Numerous paintings show these open chemise sleeves on both upper-class women and servants, who often have them pinned up at the shoulder as they work.
homepage.mac.com /festive_attyre/research/diary/diary3.html   (653 words)

 Technorati Tag: chemise
La chemise masculine telle que vous la connaissez ne connait sa forme actuelle que depuis la fin du 19ème siècle.
Chemises by Iris Silks Iris Silks features men's sexy lingerie and a full line of elegant, fun, affordable silk sleepwear, underwear, nightgowns, pajamas and robes for men and women sizes small-3X.
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 Sexy chemise nightie / nighties
Women's chemise nighties for special occasions and everyday wear; we have a great sexy chemise nightie selection in UK sizes 6 to plus size 30.
Stretch lace striped underwired sexy chemise nightie in lilac with pale green floral detail around the cups.
To order this sexy chemise nightie, select your "Chamise Size" and "Matching Thong" options from the drop down boxes and then click on the "Add to basket" icon.
www.stylelingerie.com /contents/en-uk/d1.html   (500 words)

 Square Neck Chemise By Peacock Design ... Renaissance Clothiers   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
The neckline of the chemise is a fixed square, approximately 10 by 11 inches, which should complement the neckline of many gown styles.
With the same great styling and details as our regular chemise, the slim chemise still has over 60 inches of fabric around the body, along with a proportionally smaller neckline for ample luxury fullness, just a little less, for those approximately size 12 or smaller.
The chemise can be machine washed and dried, and we will finish it to a length you specify or ship it unhemmed, as you wish.
www.peacockdesignstudio.com /snchem.html   (511 words)

 How to Make an Elizabethan Chemise   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
As Elizabethans rarely indulged in full-body baths, and as the clothing of the middle and upper classes was not the kind one could pound on a river rock or scrub regularly with ashes and lye soap, the chemise was vital to Elizabethan costume.
Sometimes the chemise was gathered by smocking; sometimes the neckband, cuffs, and the chemise itself were decorated with embroidery, particularly "flwork" embroidery.
Use the Smock Pattern Generator to draft a smock custom-fitted to your measurements, and use the instructions a Constructing an Elizabethan Smock to sew the smock pattern together.
costume.dm.net /chemise.html   (838 words)

 Chemise and Corset
The chemise, predecessor to our modern slip, is not only a period garment to wear with your dress but also keeps your dress cleaner longer.
There is also simple chemise pattern that works well with the Italian Renaissance gowns on the SCA market.
Be sure to angle cut line out from under the arm so you will be able to get into the chemise (if you you want it tight fighting them you will have to add a front or back closing system) Repeat for back.
homepages.wmich.edu /~rowen/renbk/undergarments.html   (757 words)

 Misty Thicket Clothing: M'Lady Rose's European Renaissance Common Women Chemise!
Our beautiful Rose chemise is a wardrobe basic for any Renaissance ensemble.
Versatile enough to be worn with 'wench' wear or a nobles gown, the chemise is roomy and the sleeves extra full for 'poufing' through the tie on sleeves of your gown.
The standard length chemise is 25" from back of neck to finished hem, and the sleeves are 25" long for the necessary 'pouf' in the sleeves.
www.mistythicket.com /womens/chemises/rose.html   (228 words)

 Designer Silk Nightgown & Chemise Nightwear
To purchase this silk chemise, select your "Chemise Size" option from the drop down box and then click on the "Add to basket" icon.
To order this sexy chemise, please select your "Size" and "Matching Thong" options from the drop down boxes and then click on the "Add to basket" icon.
To purchase this chemise, select your "Chemise Size" option from the drop down box and then click on the "Add to basket" icon.
www.stylelingerie.com /contents/en-uk/d16.html   (580 words)

 Classic & Sexy Chemise Lingerie
Classic Chemise updated into a beautiful, elegant look of charmeuse and dyed to match scalloped lace running down each side accompanied by a sexy lace up side closure, adjustable straps.
Stretch spandex mesh chemise with strappy, open back, adorned with a floral applique, elasticized straps and comes with a G-string.
Sheer Stretch Mesh and Embroidery Chemise embellished with rose venice trim, flirty uneven cascading hem and sexy lace-up front and side, adjustbale straps.
www.silksecrets.net /products.asp?id=20   (551 words)

 Ladies chemise, 19th century including Civil War & Victorian
A chemise is what goes on first, under / before the corset to keep the corset clean from your body oils and dirt.
The chemise has short sleeves and comes to mid calf in length.
We carry the chemise in white cotton, cotton blend and while it lasts, this great white on white stripe light weight cotton, that you see in the picture.
www.ushist.com /wardrobe/lfhp_ladies_chemise.htm   (508 words)

 Chemise - Compare Prices, Reviews and Buy at NexTag - Price - Review
Seductive style and sophistication effortlessly combine in the Passio chemise by Passionata.
Indulge yourself with this gorgeous chemise from the Opulence collection by Rigby and Peller.
The Cool Yet Classy chemise by Cyberjammies is both flattering and feminine.
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 Hancock Fabrics   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
The chemise, robe and panties are designed for lightweight woven fabrics.
The princess line chemise is cut on the bias.
View A, chemise, has the yoke made from lace or sheer.
www.hancockfabrics.com /sdx/170794.jsp   (187 words)

 Agence France Presse French: Une chemise de Napoléon aux enchères chez Sotheby's@ HighBeam Research   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Une chemise de Napoléon aux enchères chez Sotheby's
Une chemise de lin beige ayant appartenu l'empereur Napolon 1er et trouve dans son carrosse aprs la bataille de Waterloo en juin 1815 sera vendue aux enchres mardi chez Sotheby's.
La chemise, manches longues et marque d'un discret monogramme imprial, est estime quelque 30 ou 40.000 livres (48.000 64.000 euros) par la clbre maison de...
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 Buy Sexy Chemises & Robes from Lucky Bitch LINGERIE Australia
Soft Mesh Side Split Chemise With Butterfly Applique And Mesh G-String - 100% Nylon (exclusive of decorations).
Stretchy soft mesh Chemise with intricate beaded lace Butterfly front detail, Completel...
Mesh Chemise with sequinned butterfly detail, adjustable straps and side splits.
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