2020 Holiday Shipping Dates

Dec 4, 2020 0 comments

 Important announcement! Here are the shipping deadlines for this holiday season - USPS: We recommend getting your orders in a few days bef...

How to Fix Funky Points on 18th Century Stays

Dec 2, 2020 3 comments

  See those points on the front edges of the stays, at the bust? If you've got a pair of 18th century stays that lace at the center fron...

Our Silver Bells Sale is OPEN

Nov 27, 2020 0 comments

Here comes the sale announcement for our Black Friday-to-Cyber Monday annual sale. Here's what we have for you this year... COUPONS! We...

UPDATE: The Scandalous Tango Boots!

Nov 24, 2020 14 comments

Around the time of the turn of the 20th century, a new dance craze swept the Western world. The dance was risque and immensely popular, firs...

Well Don't I Feel Foolish...

Nov 23, 2020 20 comments

 I've been updating my blog theme and messing around in the (new-ish) Blogger admin, breaking stuff, and I noticed in the comments tab a...

(More) Dress Form Hacking - Literally

Nov 21, 2020 13 comments

Marking how much of the shoulder needed to come off to match my shoulder width from base of neck to shoulder bone. Blogs may be dead, but I&...

Gown-in-a-Weekend: 1790s Vigee-Lebrun Round Gown from Simplicity S8941

Nov 16, 2020 8 comments

For some reason I got a wild hair to do a "gown in a weekend" project. Dr. Carolyn Dowdell and I made a pact to fill the void of b...

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