Running Wild in Impractical Outfits Tag

Elizabeth from Autumn Ink tagged me in for this lovely whimsical tag. It’s funny I understood “impractical outfits” to be “impractical dresses” assuming billowing dresses in fields and woods sort of thing. And so that is what mine is going to be, that is what it would mean for me. I’ve modified or changed or… Continue reading Running Wild in Impractical Outfits Tag

Historical Fashion Fun Links: From Rome to Grease

Getting Dressed in 1665 Delft. I love the Getting Dressed series by Crow’s Eye Production. They show upper and lower class styles for men and women in different times and places in history. They are beautifully done and filled with interesting historical explanations for the use and need of the garments Historical Hair: Recreating Authentic… Continue reading Historical Fashion Fun Links: From Rome to Grease

Jane Austen Festival 2018: Part 4 Regency Accessories and Festival Wrap-Up

I’m on Instagram now, so I’ve been searching #JaneAustenFestival and finding lots of new costumers/historical fashion sewists to follow as well as some of the vendors. I will probably be featuring lots of articles here. I’ve been pinning tons of historical fashions lately too if you want to see my Pinterest board. Also, this blog… Continue reading Jane Austen Festival 2018: Part 4 Regency Accessories and Festival Wrap-Up

Jane Austen Festival 2018: Part 3, Regency Patterns and Planning for Next Year

I’ve always loved historical fashion mainly pioneer (or prairie) girl with some Victorian and Colonial as a child; my knowledge stemmed from Little House and the American Girls, so the Regency period was an unknown time until I was introduced to Jane Austen. I sewed quite a bit for a child, but struggled to progress… Continue reading Jane Austen Festival 2018: Part 3, Regency Patterns and Planning for Next Year

Jane Austen Festival 2018: Part 2, Regency Food and Regency Beauty

Because of a goof on my part, I wasn’t able to sign up for the teas on the first day, and so they sold out, but I put our names on the waiting list as soon as I could and received a call about openings just a few days before, so I was thrilled. We… Continue reading Jane Austen Festival 2018: Part 2, Regency Food and Regency Beauty

Jane Austen Festival 2018: Part 1, My Festival Background

Because I apparently don’t document anything, I had to rely on a comment I left on another blog to determine my festival attendance. I attended 2010-2013 festivals. Some aspects of the earliest festivals Contained to the back yard (I think the porch is the back side of the house) Only two days Smaller (and it… Continue reading Jane Austen Festival 2018: Part 1, My Festival Background

Period Drama Fashion Week at For the Beauty of the Earth: The Tag

It is not like I don’t have drafts that need to be published (or school to be done, but who is asking about school?), but how can I pass this event up?! The Literary Heroine Blog Party and Tag was soooo fun! 1. Tell us five random things about yourself. ~ I love italics and… Continue reading Period Drama Fashion Week at For the Beauty of the Earth: The Tag