Tagged: 18thc

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...

“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....