Happy Wednesday! I have been a bit MIA lately, and for good reason. I have been very hard at work on the next Brijee Pattern, and it is finally ready for testing! And that is where you come in. Would you like to be a pattern tester, for this upcoming pattern, or at any time … Continue reading Call for Pattern Testers!
I did it! I made myself a new dress! Every time I actually accomplish that in the little spare time that I have these days, I feel utterly satisfied and pleased with myself. Juggling a small pattern "business" ("come on, one pattern for sale does not a business make!" I know, I know... two new … Continue reading A Linen 1930s Easter Dress
Hello dearies! I haven't had much time to create new material for the Brijee blog, though I have had plenty of ideas just waiting for pictures in order to be posted. So, I thought I would start pulling some of my favorite old posts from The Boyer Sisters blog that I used to share with … Continue reading From the Boyer Sisters Archives | How To: Flex-sleeve Adjustment
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