Historic Homes, Travel

Chief Vann House

During the 1790s, James Vann became a Cherokee Indian leader and wealthy businessman. He was the son of a Cherokee woman and Scots-Irish man, and because of his mixed ancestry was able to do business with the Europeans and Indigenous People of the area. James Vann established the largest and most prosperous plantation in the… Continue reading Chief Vann House


Regency Era Ballgown Ensemble

What’s the first step in creating a dress? No, it’s not picking out fabric or finding the perfect pattern. It’s research! Especially when you are creating a historical ensemble. For my research I have several books I go to (I will do a blog post about them later) and Pinterest. Pinterest is wonderful! If you… Continue reading Regency Era Ballgown Ensemble