The February 2021 Collection is Here - {Pre-Order Open!}

Feb 26, 2021 4 comments

Time for the first collection of 2021! This year, the big plan is to do a pre-order every single month through August (yowza!). Our February...

The {FREE} American Duchess Cape Pattern

Feb 8, 2021 5 comments

  Click Here for the pattern Howdy! Since we put our Patreon to sleep, we needed to find a new place to host the #ADCapeCult 1910s Wrap Cape...

{Video} Cake or Death - Marie Antoinette

Feb 3, 2021 1 comments

This is a bit of a weird one. Last Spring, 2020, I made an attempt at Youtube, like SO many of us. I had an idea for a series of cake-decora...

How to Care for "Velvet" Finish Sauvage Leather

Feb 1, 2021 0 comments

Leather comes in many different finishes, from smooth to suede to velvety. It's important to know how to look after each of these leath...

My 2020 Costuming Year in Review

Jan 27, 2021 5 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 2 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 ...

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