1780s Riding Habit Scheming

September 14, 2012 - comments

I've wanted an 18th century riding habit for as long as I can remember (my childhood obsession with Felicitiy's riding habit being mostly to blame), and it’s been on my costuming bucket list for far too long. Since I will be visiting Williamsburg in the early spring rather than the brutally hot summer this year, it seemed like the perfect opportunity to finally make one! 

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Costume College Sunday: Mauve Robe en Chemise

September 1, 2012 - comments
Continuing with our Costume College recap, on Sunday I wore a new Robe en Chemise (or chemise dress if I'm not feeling French) made from mauve silk broadcloth.
 
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Filed under: 1780s, Costume College

Making It Work - Pink and Grey Zone Front

June 7, 2012 - comments
  Four years ago I made a version of this gown: Read more...

Filed under: 1780s

Time Traveling in the English Countryside

May 14, 2012 - comments
Recently, my husband and I were lucky enough to take a two week trip to England and Paris. Even better, I was able to visit my dear friend Megan and we enjoyed a day of dress up at a nearby English country estate, Kedleston Hall, followed by tea and gambling at Megan’s. We were joined by Megan’s mom and a couple of her local friends. Read more...

More New Costume Pages

January 16, 2012 - comments
I'm on a roll! I added four more costumes to my portfolio page:
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Filed under: 1780s, 1790s, 1840s
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