18th Century Costumes
Regency and Romantic Costumes
Early and Mid Victorian Costumes
Late Victorian Costumes
Edwardian and Teens Costumes
Early Period, Vintage, Fantasy, and Some Early Work
Saturday, May 20, 2017
A Rather Loud Plaid Wool 1860s Dress
One of my favorite things about the mid nineteenth century is the delightfully loud color combinations. Lime green and orange plaid? Of co...
Friday, May 19, 2017
A Blue Wool 1860s Dress
One of the first books I bought after starting costuming was From Queen to Empress from the Met Museum about fashions during Queen Victori...
An 1860s Dress--An Incomplete Tutorial
I started making my dresses for Remembrance Day 2015 with very good intentions--to photograph every step of the way and write a tutorial. I...
Saturday, May 13, 2017
An 1860s Wool Gauze Ball Gown
I hadn't even planned on making a new ball gown for Gettysburg Remembrance Day in 2015. I have several 1850s and 1860s ball gowns that...
Monday, August 8, 2016
A Beaded Robe de Style
I almost didn't make a new dress for the gala at Costume College this year. I had a very busy year costuming wise and thought that I ...
Transferring a Design and Beading a Bow--A Tiny Tutorial
The most striking feature of the dress I copied for the 2016 Costume College Gala is a rhinestone bow on the front neckline. It's wh...
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