Laurie Tavan

Baby is born 5

Baby is born

Shortly after finishing up work for the day on the purple wedding gown my water broke on Sept. 19th- 37+ hours of labor later I have a precious little bundle: I’m lucky that he...

Medieval-oid gown: last minute help 0

Medieval-oid gown: last minute help

A friend of mine needed to make a new gown in a week. She came over with the mock-up ready to be fitted and we dove into pressing, cutting, and stitching it together. One...

Fair Oaks Faire: Lady Mary 1

Fair Oaks Faire: Lady Mary

Last minute one of the court contacted me to borrow a gown. I gave her the closest thing to Tudor that I have since I have yet to make a “real” Tudor gown. I...