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Black Pompadours from American Duchess

Lauren of American Duchess suggested I could easily pair my pink gown with the black shoes with a change of accessories. So with a change in hairstyle, addition of a black velvet ribbon and...

Proposed project: 18th century bodice 3

Proposed project: 18th century bodice

Remember this fabric, I found what it has to be made into. “A LADY’S BODICE OF BLUE SILK BROCADE POSSIBLY DUTCH, FIRST HALF OF THE 18TH CENTURY “ I’m hoping I’ll have enough for...

18th century jacket: trial version 2

18th century jacket: trial version

I traded a blue and white duvet cover for this hand block printed cotton fabric. The pattern itself is too dense but some of the elements remind me of 18th century fabrics. I’ll have...

Colonial Williamsburg: brief overview 0

Colonial Williamsburg: brief overview

The day started slowly with the realization that a lot more was closed in Colonial Williamsburg than expected. Not a single tavern was open this winter. Winter programming started Jan. 1st. and a lot...