Sing a Song of Sixpence, A pocket full of rye, Four and twenty blackbirds Baked in a pie. If you didn't know it, I love the 18th century, (I'm looking forward to participating in some reenactments this year). And in case you also didn't know, I love making food. Especially fun food. Combine those two … Continue reading Adventures in Reenacting | A Standing Crust Pie
Well my dears, the votes were practically tied on my last post as to whether I should post a techniques tutorial, or a sneak peek of the upcoming Brijee Patterns. I was planning to do a tutorial, but the fates have decided that you all get to see the behind the scenes at the latest … Continue reading Behind The Scenes | New Patterns
Hello dear readers! I am so excited to be sharing this dirndl with you all today! I would title this post as a "What I Made" or some other such title, except I actually didn't make this dress (though I did have a hand in it); My dear tailor husband made it for me! The … Continue reading A Dirndl
Yes, this little bundle is what has been keeping me away from this little blog for so long. My sweet son was born just about three months ago, and I have been adjusting to the wonderful life of being a Mommy ever since. I will not be sharing a ton of photos here of my … Continue reading Where have I been?
Hello my dears! I am so excited to share my latest make with you all! I have been in desperate need of a new dress for Autumn, but I was struggling with what style to make that would fit me both during and after pregnancy. Before becoming pregnant, my style consisted of very fitted garments … Continue reading The First Dress of Autumn
Phew! This month has been flying by! Is Autumn really here already? It certainly doesn't feel like it, what with the almost 90° weather we have been having lately. Ah well, I suppose Indian Summer isn't all that bad. The evening lighting is gorgeous, and the days are perfect for drying clothes on the line. … Continue reading September Snapshots
Hello dear readers! In my last post I shared a sneak peak of this regency dress in progress, promising to post about it once I got some good photos. Well, thanks to a visit with my wonderful photographer sister, now I can! Gabe and I bought the fabric for this dress on our last trip … Continue reading A Regency Dress
Hello my dears! Lately my views on how we dress and what we wear have been morphing and changing. A lot of questions have come into my head, and some interesting theories as well. I thought it would be interesting to share a few of these musings with you all, so I am beginning a … Continue reading Thoughts on Dress | Vol. 1
Hello! Hello! Bonjour! Oh, good gracious, how do you start your first post on your own blog?