Showing posts from February, 2015

1920s Flashy Dancing Shoes

Feb 25, 2015 2 comments

Shiny shiny was big in the 1920s. Legs and shoes were on display more than ever, with flashy footwear being all the rage for an evening of v...

PRE-ORDER Exclusive #3 - "Cicero" 1920s Pumps

Feb 23, 2015 0 comments

These days we modernes can be pretty reserved with our shoes, but back in the 1920s, the flashier the better. Legs were on show and dan...

Larkin & Smith 1770s English Gown Progress

Feb 19, 2015 17 comments

Last night I finally got back to work on the 1770s English gown. I'd only pleated the back and stitched one side down, before, but here&...

Friday Video: Costumers vs. CARS!

Feb 13, 2015 19 comments

...We've all been here... ...can you relate? This video was SO much fun to shoot with the ladies of the Great Basin Costume Soc...

English Gowns of the 18th Century

Feb 12, 2015 18 comments

I've had my sewing confidence rattled lately by the utter failure of my Robe a la Turque, so I'm sorely in need of some hand-hol...

Early Victorian Slippers (to Get Excited About)

Feb 9, 2015 9 comments

Women's slippers, c. 1850 - LACMA Today's post is all about slippers worn c. 1820s - 1850s (so a little pre-Victorian). Surpri...

Cycle 3 Exclusive - Vote for Colors!

Feb 4, 2015 0 comments

We've gotten a bit bogged down with the various holidays worldwide, but we're gearing up for production to start again, so it's ...

The Call of the Vintage Sweaters

Feb 2, 2015 50 comments

I want to knit. I never....*ever*... thought I would say that, but it's true. This came about mostly from receiving my Wearing Histo...

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