Children · Costuming · Edwardian · sufferagette · Victorian · Vintage

Fun little finds at the antiques faire

I’ve been doing some research in conjunction with the outfit I am making for this year’s Edwardian ball (suffragette colors) and wow is it intense. After delving into the politics, color schemes, protest techniques, and fashion of the day, I decided I needed a bit of a break. So I headed to the antiques faire…… Continue reading Fun little finds at the antiques faire

Costuming · Gowns · Sewing · Victorian

Replicating the Late 1800’s in modern materials, part 3

While I finished the majority of my Victorian outfit this past December, I decided to put a little more work into it and wear it at this year’s Edwardian Ball as well. I won’t go into too much detail , but below are some in-progress and as-worn shots I was able to grab of the…… Continue reading Replicating the Late 1800’s in modern materials, part 3

Beginner Sewing · Children · Corsets · Costuming · Edwardian · Renaissance · Sewing · Tips and Tricks · Victorian · Wedding

My Reference Library

So, it might not look like it, but I am self-taught when to comes to sewing and making corsets. My interest in fashion has always been pretty intense. I recall as a child wanting a particular item that wasn’t either in style or in-season and sadly having to wait years for the rest of the…… Continue reading My Reference Library

Corsets · Costuming · Edwardian · Victorian

The Tweed Huntress Corset

As you have probably gathered by now, I am not one for doing anything the easy way. I have this need to get something “just right” and often that requires a lot of creative license. For this year’s Edwardian Ball, I wanted to create an outfit that was reminiscent of the outfits worn at the…… Continue reading The Tweed Huntress Corset