I had been wanting to make a Vintage Turn of the Century bathing suit for a while now, so making this dress fulfilled that dream. Step 1 was cutting out this pattern. This was my first time using the Folkwear pattern brand, and I really liked it. I actually mostly followed the pattern… which never… Continue reading Making My Edwardian Beach Dress
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hCnsD3_PZ8E Sometimes I just want to run around and spin in a big pretty dress. Here is am wearing one of my American Civil War Era dresses, but I have my hair down, and I'm not wearing all of the correct underpinnings, so I'm terribly indecent. But the idea for the video and photo shoot… Continue reading Frolicking at an Old House in Villa Rica
Drum Roll Please..... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oPpRKMbEiJY&t=20s LOT OF NEW THINGS HAPPENING! So, I made my first ever sewing project announcement vlog! (See the link above) In the video I tell you all about the new project I've started, which is making my formal dress for my sorority's formal! It is inspired by a 1952 Dior Evening gown!… Continue reading I’m Making an Evening Gown Inspired by a Big Name Designer!
How to get that vintage look? While visiting Savannah I put together a cute 1950's inspired ensemble, but nothing I was wearing was more then 5 years old! I'm slowly but surely putting together a collection of true vintage pieces for myself, but those pieces can be hard to come by and sometimes expensive. So… Continue reading Vintage Inspired Look for Savannah
The first dress I made was a 1780's Italian style gown. I made it for historic fashion show I did at Stately Oak. This is started dipping my toe into the 18th century. Before this I had only made two other 18th century gowns, one was a working womens outfit, the other was a ball… Continue reading Historical Costumes I Made in 2018