I'm very pleased to announce registration is open for this exciting early spring event in Savage, MD. Hosted by expert sempstress and all around swell gal, Vicki, this promises to be an eye opening experience into women's cold weather accessories in the 18th century. Trust me, when it's freezing and you've lost feeling in your … Continue reading Special Event Announcement ~ Mitts, Muffs & Hoods: A skill building sewing weekend
Having plans to meet some reenactor friends down in Colonial Williamsburg early December, I had given myself a few weeks to make a 1780's style round gown. For this project I used some red stained & printed linen I snagged from the Golden Scissors yard sale. I duplicated the method used to make my linen plain blue … Continue reading A Round Gown and Some Deep Thoughts.
I volunteered to work at Claude Moore Colonial Farm's summer Market Fair this weekend, so I wanted to 1771 up my headgear. I already had this black straw hat, but due to an enlightening conversation on the Rev War reenactors facebook page, decided I wanted to re-do it. I also wanted it to be smaller and … Continue reading hats and stuff