1690s photos!

So Allie and I decided to make and shoot two last costumes together before the summer ends and we decided on a less done and more outlandish era,the 1690s. Allies twin ,Claire was our photographer and did an awesome job.unfortunatly, at this first location, we and another photographer were kicked out because they apparently don’t…

First Michigan historical costuming guild meet up!

Me and my friend love historical costuming and could find no similar type of group in Michigan so we made our own! We worked around our busy schedules and planned an “any era” picnic but every wore Georgian ,which was fine by me,being a favorite of mine.  We played croquet a bit and when it…

1860s striped dress

So there is an event at greenfield village and not only did I think I had to make this but That I also had or be a reenactor,,,which I signed up for so let’s see how that goes. I’ve only got the bodice done so I’ll just show some progress on that.the pattern was made…

Regency ball in Lansing

So last night was the regency exhibition ball in Lansing and it was so much fun!it was such a nice day that we got to get pictures outside in my yard and by the capital building and had a great time at the ball!me and my friend,Ella , in my back yard.both dresses were made…

One week regency gown

So yesterday (Saturday) was a regency ball I attended with my friend. I had to make a dress for her,the fabric for it was bought on last Sunday so that gave me less than a week to work on it.it was completed in 5 days as well as a taffeta under skirt and she was…

The purple transitional ish 1790s gown

Well I’m not entirely sure if I mentioned this dress at all or if decided to make it during my void of posts but for a Jane Austen even I will be attending in April I am making a 1790s inspired purple robe a la anglaise(ish) gown. I only say “ish”because I have shorted the…