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Sunday, February 7, 2021
A 1920s "Two Day" Sweater...
I made this sweater almost by accident. I bought the c. 1921 Bear Brand Blue Book on Etsy and found a few patterns in it I wanted to make...
Making the 1920s "Two Day" Sweater
An ad for a sweater using Fleisher Yarns, The Diane Sweater was published in The Ladies’ Home Journal in April 1921. The sweater calls fo...
Wednesday, November 18, 2020
Tintype Photography Revisited
One of the limits you think of with tintype photography is going to the studio. Except, that doesn't have to be-- the Victorian Phot...
Sunday, September 20, 2020
What I Would've Worn to Costume College 2020
So, 2020 has turned out, uh, not exactly as planned? Still, I did have plans for Costume College, and I did a photoshoot the weekend that ...
Wednesday, August 7, 2019
Melisandre's Glowing Necklace--For Those Who Know Nothing, A Tutorial
I think half the reason I wanted to make a Melisandre cosplay was to make her necklace. Once my friend Loren of the Costumer's Close...
Monday, August 5, 2019
A Late 1790s Bird Print Dress with a Diamond Back
My late 1790s dress is based on examples of cotton print dresses, and a remodeled 18th century dress from An Agreeable Tyrant at the DAR...
A Late 1790s Dress with a Diamond Back--A Tutorial
My late 1790s print dress worn at the Jane Austen Festival. It's made of bird print cotton from Colonial Williamsburg, lined with l...
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