Showing posts from October, 2015

So You Think You Can't Sew Vintage Knitwear....

Oct 28, 2015 32 comments

Well I'm here to tell you you can! To sound a bit cheesy I'll say "if I can do it, you can too," but that is absolutely tr...

My New Victorian Corset by Anachronism in Action

Oct 26, 2015 3 comments

Over my years of historical costuming, I've learned enough about corsetry to know I know nothing. This is engineering to a T, with ...

Oxblood Stratford Elizabethan Shoes ON SALE

Oct 23, 2015 3 comments

I know many of you have been patiently waiting, so here's the official announcement: Oxblood Stratford Elizabethan Shoes are on SALE ...

How to Add Shaped Pockets to Pants and Skirts

Oct 21, 2015 5 comments

Pockets. We need them. We put things in them. They keep our hands warm. They're conspicuous in their absence on pants, and a pleasure ...

An Easy Thrifted and Me-Made 1930s Fall Outfit

Oct 19, 2015 18 comments

With so many fanciful gowns from various centuries lingering in my closet, 20th century items just feel like normal clothes now. Which is...

8 Easy Historical Halloween Costume Ideas

Oct 13, 2015 3 comments

It's nearly Halloween time, and I'm sure you're all thinking about (or working feverishly on) your costumes! Halloween can be ...

Enter the Royal Vintage Halloween Photo Contest!

Oct 1, 2015 3 comments

It's October! Enter all things pumpkin, the spreading of polyester spider web on *everything*, and the sudden sprouting of Spirit Hallow...

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