Category: gowns

Cranach Gown progress 0

Cranach Gown progress

The project is majorly on the back burner but I wanted to show the progress. It was started because I needed a project I could pick up and put down whenever I wanted. I...

Corset gown designs 0

Corset gown designs

Some new corset gown ideas have been stewing in the back of my brain. I’ve finally gotten them down on paper and have a plan to start work on the prototypes. I have two...

Callus & plans 0

Callus & plans

I officially have an ironing callus. It is nice to have but my pinky finger isn’t quite hardened enough and it abhored the 10 more yards of linen I ironed today. Interestingly enough this...

Black and cream gown added to gallery 0

Black and cream gown added to gallery

I have a new project added to the gowns gallery. I think the gown looks more Venetian in this shot with the chemise tucked back and the client’s hair plaited. I’ll have to suggest...

Hand binding over grommets 0

Hand binding over grommets

I don’t often have enough time to hand cover grommets. Yesterday my fiance was testing or fencing instructor through the San Jose fencing Masters program and I watched (sewed) for the entire 8 hours....

Black and cream gown 0

Black and cream gown

A lovely black and cream gown with matching riding hat. The photo shoot will take place later this week – Come back to see the final photos on the client. Here are some quick...

Royal White Eagle household clothes 0

Royal White Eagle household clothes

This dress was given to me to repair as it had been worn as a loaner and had had many adjustments over the year. The dress was not originally constructed by me. I added...