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Ren Fair Season

Hi there, Renaissance Festival season is soon upon us, and I’ve been looking through photos of Ren Fairs past. I’ve taken a few and edited them for fun. It’s a lot easier to deal with digital photos than fabric on days when the kid is irritating the heck out of me.  

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20 Myths about historical costuming

There are LOTS of myths about historical costuming (which also ventures into the topic of reenacting), which can turn some people off from doing it. I’m going to bust some of those awful myths. (Also note, this is for historical clothing, not Fantasy/Renaissance Festival wear) Everything has to be sewn by hand. Depending on the … Continue reading »

Categories: Colonial, Edwardian, Medieval, Regency, Renaissance, Sewing, Twentieth Century, Victorian | Tags: , , | Leave a comment

Spring Revel

Sunday I got to go to Cynnabar‘s Spring Revel with my son. He was not feeling like going, so I bribed him by making him a Blue Link tunic and hat out of an old bedsheet in 2 hours. It’s close enough to medieval, and he has fun, no one minds. Most people are just … Continue reading »

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