An Embroidered Letter Case

November 19, 2014 - comments
I have a weakness for historical accessories. From jewelry to reticules, they are often my favorite part of an outfit. One accessory I’ve long wanted to make is an embroidered letter case or wallet. What could be more perfect for carrying things like money or hotel keys at an event? No more loosing things at the bottom of my pocket or purse!

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Filed under: Georgian accessories

Catching my breath.

October 28, 2014 - comments
Life is always crazy, but I’ve felt like I haven't had a chance to stop and take a breath the whole month of October. I came home from Jenny-Rose's party and have been desperately trying to catch up with real life. Things are slowing down and I am finally able to share a bit about the party. Read more...

Filed under: 1780s, events, friends

Accepting Imperfection

October 12, 2014 - comments
With the event less than a week away I’ve finished my new striped dress, including the dreaded sleevils, but the accessories and habit revamp haven’t gone according to plan.
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Filed under: 1780s

Italian Nightgown Progress

September 26, 2014 - comments
Progress on my new 1780s Italian nightgown has been steady but slow. We are in the middle of remodeling our kitchen, plus I decided to hand sew the entire thing, meaning I have very little to show for the past month.  But the dress is coming together beautifully, and I couldn’t be more pleased.
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The Bum Shop

September 5, 2014 - comments
Before I could start patterning my new 1780s gown, I needed a new and improved skirt support. Read more...

Filed under: 1780s
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