Author: laurie

AD Beauty behind the scenes 0

AD Beauty behind the scenes

American Duchess posted their behind the scenes video including some footage of when they did my hair up for the book. American Duchess Guide to Beauty – 1774 Behind the Scenes Want to learn...


Inspiration- Minty goodness

I’ve picked my gown fabric for Versailles. This is not going to be made rush by any means. I have already started designing the fly fringe and gown and wish to really savor building...


Mommy’s little helper- Paige

View this post on Instagram Happy International Cat day. @paigelcat has approved my new minty fabric from @anacronicos_vestirenpasado as her new bed. Cat approved! Ready to steal it back for my dress now. #internationalcatday...


Love Letter – part 2

Love Letter Part 2 by Coltrane Koh I enjoyed being the look-out to keep prying eyes from Julia’s love letter: Coltrane was splendid to work with and I look forward to sharing more of...


Hairy Bow cape

View this post on Instagram I forgot to wear my braided hair brooch at dickens! Oops. But here it is displayed on my new cape #green #cape #hairbrooch A post shared by Laurie Tavan...


Feather Headdress Fun

Lynn McMasters is my hero and I’m very honored she trusts me to model many of her accessories. This green headdress is a reproduction based of an extant piece from the Museum of Fine...


Upcoming Fan class!

Lynn is offering another fan class coming up in Feb. of next year. I highly recommend taking it. The classes fill up quickly, so make your plans now! Fan class Sign up. Here is...


Recent Reading

View this post on Instagram Christmas Eve reading #queenvictoria #mymistressthequeen #reading #bookshelf A post shared by Laurie Tavan (@laurietavan) on Dec 24, 2018 at 8:47pm PST


Winter Nesting Doll

While having to focus on health and healing (read: much less historical sewing), I’ve slowly accumulated a vintage and reproduction vintage wardrobe over the past two years. It has been a fun adventure and...