The Background Story In 2012, I made and wore a c.1900 green skirt and straw hat at Newport Vintage Dance Week. I had plans to make a blouse as well with it but ran out of time and wore a … Continue reading
Posted in 1900s, 20th Century, Costume Construction, Edwardian Clothing, Fashion Plates, Hair Styles, Hats, Undergarments, Wearing Reproduction Clothing
Tagged 1900s, 20th Century, Blouse, Clothing, Cotton, Edwardian, Fashion Plates, Hats, Historic Clothing, Skirt, Undergarments, Women's Clothing
This gown was already in my sewing plan before I decided it fit into the HSF/M Challenge #10: Sewing Secrets. It turns out that it fits into the Sewing Secrets challenge for multiple reasons: #1: Because like many dresses from the … Continue reading
Posted in 1910s, 20th Century, Costume Construction, Edwardian Clothing, Hair Styles, Hand Sewn Elements, Historical Sew Fortnightly, Patterning, Vintage Dancing: 20th Century, Wearing Reproduction Clothing
Tagged 1910s, 20th Century, Clothing, Edwardian, Evening Gown, Historic Clothing, Silk, Vintage Dance, Women's Clothing
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At the very end of my first post about the Ragtime evening event at Glen Manor, I had just shared with you our series of pictures of the “young set” spelling out our most recent acronym: TNG. You’ll have to … Continue reading
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The next formal event at Newport was a Ragtime Dinner Reception and Formal Ball held at Glen Manor House in Portsmouth, Rhode Island. Glen Manor was designed by renowned architect John Russell Pope to resemble the Petit Trianon at Versailles. … Continue reading
This fabulous vintage Edwardian dress was recently brought to my attention by one of you fabulous readers. It is for sale on eBay for $2,250! I certainly won’t be purchasing this original, but I absolutely think it is something to … Continue reading
Posted in 1910s, 1912 in 2012: 100th Anniversary of the Titanic, 20th Century, Edwardian Clothing, Inspirational Clothing
Tagged 1910s, 20th Century, Clothing, Edwardian, Historic Clothing, Lace, Silk, Women's Clothing
As I recently mentioned, my American Duchess Astorias have gained a coat of paint and are now ivory. The buttons have also been moved and now it is time to officially show you how fun they are with feet in … Continue reading