Showing posts from December, 2013

My Costuming Year in Review - 2013

Dec 31, 2013 18 comments

The very last day of 2013 is a good time to look back, as so many of us have been doing this past week.  Here are the costumes I made and wo...

My Giant Post of Wedding Photos

Dec 28, 2013 44 comments

Chris and I tied the knot this past October, as you all know. I just recently received the photos from Matt & Jentry, the incredible pho...

Here Comes 2014 - And a Coupon!

Dec 27, 2013 2 comments

Let's bring in 2014 in eccentricity and style, with a merry little New Year's coupon: 14% off (yes, 14%...not 15%, that woul...

A Quick 1879 Bonnet from a 1950s Hat

Dec 23, 2013 5 comments

I've had a lot of questions about the bonnet I wore with my 1879 Tea Dress . I didn't have time to construct a late 1870s/early...

Review: Wearing History's 1879 Dinner Bodice E-Pattern

Dec 22, 2013 5 comments

Last weekend I finished up and wore my new 1879 "Cafe Promenade" dress (or "Creme Brulee" or "Cafe Au Lait"...

Christmas Tea at the Brewery Arts Center, Carson City, NV

Dec 16, 2013 14 comments

This past Saturday good-sized group of us Great Basin Costumers invaded the Brewery Arts Center in Carson City, for their afternoon High ...

Photo Shoot: Downton Abbey Glamour at the Cobb Mansion, Virginia City, Nevada

Dec 13, 2013 15 comments

I've been sitting on these photos for quite some time, leaking them out little by little, but I think it's high time now for a li...

Introducing "Stratford" Elizabethan Shoes for Men and Women

Dec 12, 2013 5 comments

I'm so happy to present to you "Stratford" Elizabethan Shoes , the product of blood, sweat, tears, and a great collaboratio...

Georgian Swag Giveaway: "Courage, New Hampshire" DVDs and Music CD

Dec 10, 2013 0 comments

Howdy! Today's giveaway is for the "Courage, New Hampshire" Episode 1-3 DVDs, and a CD of the beautiful music to go along w...

1879 Tea Gown: More Progress, and Bustling Up on the Deadline!

Dec 9, 2013 23 comments

I haven't been working *flat out* on this dress, but I have been making steady progress each day. I'm thankful to have not hit...

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