Ninya is the co-author of the best selling book The Tudor Tailor: reconstructing 16th century dress, published by Batsford in 2006, and The Tudor Child: Clothing and Culture 1485 to 1625. Published by Fat Goose Press in 2013. She is also co-editor of The King’s Servants: men’s dress at the accession of Henry VIII and The Queen’s Servants: Gentlewomen’s dress at the accession of Henry VIII published by Fat Goose Press in 2009 and 2011 respectively. All four books include a richly illustrated discussion of the social context of the clothing in the first half of the book and a practical section, complete with patterns and instructions for making reconstructions.
Ninya and her co-author Jane are currently working on the follow-up to The Tudor Tailor which has the working title of The Typical Tudor and integrates all of the extensive research carried out by the pair over the last ten years. They have also researched for, and plan to publish, a book on textile armour which has the working title Doublets of Defence.
For more information on each of the books please click on the images below. For more about Ninya's work with The Tudor Tailor, including upcoming events please go to www.tudortailor.com