Tagged: 18thc

“Golden Thimble” Award from cc26 2

“Golden Thimble” Award from cc26

A few surprise overall hall costume awards were given out on Sunday, at Costume Con 26, while we waited for the historical masquerade judging. Here is a glimpse at one of the pamphlets showing...

18th century hair and make-up 0

18th century hair and make-up

Kendra Van Cleave of Démodé, consulted on my hairstyle and make-up for the big day. She has expressed an interest in seeing more of the hair so I decided to share here a quick...

Purple stays: progress 1

Purple stays: progress

The purple stays are coming along. We’ve decided to close them at front with a busk overlaid with a decorative spiral lacing panel. The back will be set up for “x” lacing with loop....

18th century Breeches 0

18th century Breeches

I finished up the adjustments on the mock-up of Jeremy’s breeches in some leftover black corduroy material. My fiance has bravely said he will wear 18th century dress for our wedding! Being me, I...