Life Update/ 2018 in Review

Hellllllo Lovelies! First off, let me apologize profusely for not checking in sooner. See, I have a bad habit of starting new projects and then not following through/ finishing all the time. One of the reasons I started this blog was to help keep me accountable...well you see how that's working out. I am not … Continue reading Life Update/ 2018 in Review

18th Century Embroidered Apron

What's this? Another blog post so *relatively* soon after my last? It's shocking I know... But in keeping with the spirit of my blog- the idea of creating an ensemble from the 18th century from the beginning, I'm going to be skipping around a little bit in the next few posts. Meaning, I'm going to … Continue reading 18th Century Embroidered Apron

Introduction to Sewing: Part III- Stitches

Hello again Lovelies! What I want to do today is to go over some basic knowledge of sewing notions and the stitches I have learned that factor into 18th century garments.  Some of this information I have learned from the American Duchess Guide to 18th Century Dressmaking while some I have learned from the online course with … Continue reading Introduction to Sewing: Part III- Stitches

Introduction to Sewing: Part II- Sewing Notions

Let's Talk About Thread! Hello again lovlies! Hopefully your'e still reading, thread doesn't seem too exciting at first.  But the tools you use to sew can be very important, especially if you are trying to take historic accuracy into account.  One of my goals of this blog is to start from the beginning with baby … Continue reading Introduction to Sewing: Part II- Sewing Notions