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Twentieth Century

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 »

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I’m working on a 1920s dress for a friend who’s helping put on a series of Downton Abbey themed Steeped Tea parties. I’ve had lots of fun scouring the internet for examples of dresses and simple patterns for the time period. I’m using a blue white and black plaid. It’s poly, but I already had … Continue reading »

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My mother in law, my son & I went to the Henry Ford museum and Greenfield Village to see the World’s Fair exhibit they had. I only got 2 good pictures at the Henry Ford museum since the exhibit was “no photography” and my camera lens was acting up.

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New Stuff

Here’s a quick pic of the dress and tutu together for the tutorials I’m working on. Here’s the Cape. And…My website’s back!!! YAY!

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What I’ve been up to…

Ok, besides having major issues getting my website back up (I guess it was time for a fresh slate) I’ve been making some tutorials for work. I’m working on a simple Girl’s dress, a no-sew tutu, and a dress-up cape. I’ve just got to finish the tutorials and then I can work on the Peasant … Continue reading »

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