Friday, November 16, 2018
Vlog: The 1830s Bustle!
Howdy! We're deep, deep down the #1830s rabbit hole, working diligently on our gowns with much haste in preparation for our trip to D...
Tuesday, November 13, 2018
Book Review: The Workwoman's Guide by A Lady, 1838
Hey there you lovely costuming creatures, you! As many of you know, Lauren and I are currently up to our eyeballs in all things 1830s. Yep...
Thursday, November 1, 2018
Podcast Episode 24: Abby & Lauren's Top 5 Costuming Books
Hey Everyone! We're back with a new quick little episode of the podcast, where Lauren and I chat about our top 5 costuming books. Whil...
Monday, October 22, 2018
1790 Redingote Inspiration and Percolation
Redingote, c. 1790, LACMA M2009.120 Friends, I haven't wanted to sew for awhile. Burn-out is a real thing, especially failing misera...
Friday, October 19, 2018
Podcast Episode 23: Cheyney McKnight on African Hair and Headwraps
Hi Everyone! Abby here with another episode of Fashion History with American Duchess . This episode has been long overdue, and we're s...
Thursday, October 18, 2018
Spring2019 - A New Pattern for Simplicity - 1790s Gown and Open Robe!
Ann Frankland Lewis - 1794. LACMA I'm excited to officially announce that we've developed another new historical dress pattern f...
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