#fashion, Historical Costuming, Reenactments

Making My Edwardian Beach Dress

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

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Frolicking at an Old House in Villa Rica

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

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Historical Costumes I Made in 2018

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