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...

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Costume College 2014

August 9, 2014 - comments
I’m home from my annual pilgrimage to southern California. Not only did I spend a lovely weekend at Costume College, I also extended my vacation to explore some more around L.A. I have fun things to share from both the Getty Villa and the Getty Center, as well as the Huntington Library. Also, I may have bought more fabric. Oops. But first, Costume College! Read more...

Last Minute Sewing

March 24, 2014 - comments
And I’m back! I had an absolutely wonderful time at the Millinery Through Time conference at Colonial Williamsburg last week. I have some fun tidbits to share, but first I will start with what I wore.

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Revisiting an Old Favorite

April 10, 2013 - comments
In my original wardrobe plans for Williamsburg I had intended to make several new day outfits, but time got away from me and ended up pulling out my wavy print jacket and petticoat to wear instead. I have to say I’m really glad I did! When prepping for an event, it’s easy for me to get into the mindset that everything I wear needs to be new, so I often forget how much I enjoy rewearing favorite costumes. My events are so few and so spread out that it feels almost obligatory to make something new every time, but I’m resolving this year to focus on quality over quantity and make things I truly love and am proud of the construction.

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The Finished Habit

April 5, 2013 - comments
Here is the first in a long serious of Williamsburg outfit posts. I'm sure you will be sick to death of seeing me by the end - sorry in advance! To start we have the finished 1790 riding habit:
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