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...

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Moving On – The Italian Nightgown

August 15, 2014 - comments
With Costume College over, it’s time to start prepping for my next event. Read more...

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Golden Almond Stays

October 3, 2013 - comments
Look! I’ve actually been productive despite my lack of posts.

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Costume College - Saturday

August 11, 2013 - comments
Continuing with my brief Costume College recap, Saturday started with another fun class taught by Janea Whitacer – Making Friends with Your Thimble. I had attempted to take Janea’s classes for several years but never managed to get in. This year I was super lucky and got both! The thimble class was really informative. Not only did we learn the proper way to sew with a thimble (being self-taught, I had never figured this out), but we also went over the most efficient ways to sew, as well as learned some 18th century stitches and seam techniques.
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Costume College - Friday

August 9, 2013 - comments
And I'm back! I had a lovely time, as usual, at Costume College this year. It was so nice to catch up with old friends and meet new ones. I really tried to overcome my shyness this year and one of the best parts of the weekend for me was chatting with lots of different costumers and getting to know them a little better. I hope to do even better next year! 

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