My 2020 Costuming Year in Review

Jan 27, 2021 0 comments

This has indeed been a weird, challenging, rough year. I think I've left my house, like, 20 times max for 10 months. During this time I ...

Old Projects I, Uh, Forgot to Post About

Jan 20, 2021 8 comments

 With all the updates to Ye Olde Blogge, I was going back and checking the "Projects" page when I found several costumes I finishe...

Lessons of the Volante - So Far

Jan 13, 2021 8 comments

Du....Du Hast...Du Hast Mich... There's something about pleat-to-fit garments that both attract me and drive me bonkers. I think it'...

Pattern Notes & Adjustments for Simplicity S8941

Jan 6, 2021 1 comments

As promised, here is my really big post of pattern notes and adjustments for Simplicity S8941 1790s to Regency Round Gown and Open Robe patt...

1833 Plaid Silk Gown + All the Accessories - Done!

Dec 23, 2020 8 comments

I can't believe I never shared *finished* photos of the 1833 plaid day dress with all the accessories. I went through the whole making ...

The Medieval Gambeson as Winter Historybounding Jacket

Dec 16, 2020 5 comments

We all *love* historybounding - wearing historical garments in modern contexts, mixed with modern dress or styling in some way great or smal...

The Pincurl Diary - How to Do 1930-50s Hair for a Whole Week

Dec 9, 2020 1 comments

How remiss am I in never posting this video I made earlier in the year. This is a tutorial of sorts for how to set wet-set one's hair an...

2020 Holiday Shipping Dates

Dec 4, 2020 0 comments

 Important announcement! Here are the shipping deadlines for this holiday season - USPS: We recommend getting your orders in a few days bef...

How to Fix Funky Points on 18th Century Stays

Dec 2, 2020 5 comments

  See those points on the front edges of the stays, at the bust? If you've got a pair of 18th century stays that lace at the center fron...

Our Silver Bells Sale is OPEN

Nov 27, 2020 0 comments

Here comes the sale announcement for our Black Friday-to-Cyber Monday annual sale. Here's what we have for you this year... COUPONS! We...

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