Showing posts from April, 2011

Revolution Dress - Undies!

Apr 28, 2011 8 comments

This is just a quick post on underwear, in all its glory.  As you know, I've started this latest 18th c. gown project with the basics, ...

18th Century Figurines - Capodimonte and the Crown N Mark

Apr 26, 2011 2 comments

Who doesn't love little Georgian figurines?  Visit an antiques fair and you'll see literally thousands of the little things, all in...

The Revolution Dress - Beginnings, Again

Apr 25, 2011 11 comments

Last time, I wrote about a new 18th c. project concerning a Robe Retroussee dans les Poches , but since then the project has been morphing a...

Starting Small on a Big New 18th c. Project

Apr 22, 2011 15 comments

I finally have a new 18th c. project in mind, yay!  I want to make a striped red Robe a l'Anglaise, but to be worn either polonaise'...

Back From the Dead , and Some Shoe News

Apr 21, 2011 19 comments

I haven't been blogging, I'm sorry, but I've been SO ill.  I do have things to tell you guys about - the Madame X gown I didn...

Historical Footwear - News, and Looking at Edwardian Styles

Apr 14, 2011 43 comments

Wishbone straps on a c. 1900 white kid pump The results of the Historical Footwear poll are in, and the Edwardian pumps took first, foll...

New Vintage Hat Finds

Apr 13, 2011 0 comments

I love hats, didn't you know? I picked up three gorgeous vintage hats last weekend, for the Boutique on Etsy . The hardest thing ab...

Historical Shoes ... So, What's Next, Ladies?

Apr 9, 2011 31 comments

My particular fave.  This is from Shoe Icons (eng.shoeicons.com) With the success of the "Georgiana" shoes (and it's only ...

Vintage Summer Dress - Yellow Dots and Lollipops

Apr 8, 2011 17 comments

Okay, so really this has *nothing* to do with lollipops, except a vague idea that lollipops and fluffy girly dresses go together....? Anyw...

The Victorian Steampunk Ball ... (If You're In The Reno Area)

Apr 7, 2011 10 comments

If you happen to be in the Northern California or Northern Nevada areas, check out this event.  It's going to be *awesome,* and I know t...

Bits and Bobs ... and Life After Those Shoes

Apr 6, 2011 18 comments

So what the heck do I post about after all that craziness with the Georgiana shoes ?  Life's returning to normal, but I'm still quit...

"Georgiana" 18th c. Shoes - Pre-Order Now Open!

Apr 1, 2011 23 comments

Well this is it!   The pre-order period for the new Georgiana 18th c. shoes is now open.  It will run for 3 weeks:  April 1st - April 22nd....

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