Well 2020 will be a year not soon forgotten. Due to cancelled plans, working from home and quarantining, I found myself at home more this year than any year I can remember. With this time, I ended up creating 16 new historical costumes that ranged from the 1750’s to the 1830’s. For the first time,… Continue reading 2020 Costume Year in Review
Yard Sale Curtains to 1780’s Gown
Garage sale shopping really paid off with my $7 curtain find this spring! As soon as I saw them I knew I had to have them! They were going to look so lovely as a dress! I already had a pattern in mind, too, the 1770’s Polonaise pattern by Period Impressions. I picked up this… Continue reading Yard Sale Curtains to 1780’s Gown
1760’s Robe a la Francaise-April Promenade
Had a wonderful time at a local April Promenade in my 1760’s sack back! I finished this dress last summer and some day I will complete the write up and share! Shoes are by American Duchess 🙂
Welcome! I have decided to start sharing my research and progress for my costuming projects. I have been costuming for almost three years now and have found so many wonderful resources and techniques that I hope you may find helpful as well!