Showing posts from August, 2013

Community Pride: Historical Sewing Online

Aug 30, 2013 11 comments

Costume bloggers at Costume College 2012 I just want to take this moment to say how proud I am of the online historical sewing community...

Introducing New "Cavendish" 18th Century Shoe Buckles

Aug 28, 2013 1 comments

I have a new shiny thing to share with you!  I've been working on a new style of buckle for a bit, fashioned after an original pair I fo...

Weddingote: Starting and Progress

Aug 27, 2013 27 comments

Pad stitching on the lapels. After finding all the little flaws and tweaks in my test garment , I decided to not finish it (primarily be...

Tavistock Button Boots: Re-Pre-Order!

Aug 26, 2013 5 comments

Hi Ladies! I've gone and ordered another run of Tavistock button boots in black leather, and would like to give you the opportunit...

2013 Costume College, Pt. 3 - The Gala

Aug 23, 2013 7 comments

Merja's Baroque gown OMG.  This wasn't her Gala dress, but I needed to include a photo of it anyway. Ready for the last set of p...

1930s Oxfords: Your Vote, Please!

Aug 21, 2013 17 comments

Ladies, I have so many exciting new shoes to share with you, but first I need your opinions. I had "Claremont," our 1930s reprod...

Weddingote: Draping and Testing

Aug 20, 2013 23 comments

Now that Costume College has come and gone, it's time to focus seriously on my wedding gown, which is to be worn in two months time.  I&...

The Lake Tahoe Gatsby Picnic, 2013

Aug 19, 2013 0 comments

Liza You already espied a few photos from last weekend's Gatsby picnic at Lake Tahoe, but here are a few more just for jollies... ...

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