Tag Archives: 1812

1812 Sleeveless Undergarment Research

As I mentioned in my last post, the one where I shared pictures of my new 1812 under garments, there aren’t a whole lot of extant examples of sleeveless undergarments from the Regency period, so I had to take the … Continue reading

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1812 Guerriere Weekend Part IV: A New 1812 Gown

Ok, I admit that it is not a very clever title, but it fits the subject matter perfectly! First, some details. This 1812 reproduction gown is constructed from 100% cotton curtains from Ikea. Yes, Ikea. You never know where you’re … Continue reading

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1812 Guerriere Weekend Part III: Lounging at the Commandant’s House

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Between our performances during the day on Saturday and the evening ball that night we had down time during which we wanted to escape the public eye and do a little modern relaxing. Lucky for us, the upper floor of … Continue reading

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1812 Guerriere Weekend Part II: The USS Constitution

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In this second installment of the Guerriere weekend, we’ll look at pictures relating to the USS Constitution and the USS Constitution Museum. As I mentioned in my first post about the weekend, I sorted the pictures  into loose categories to … Continue reading

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1812 Guerriere Weekend Part I: Happenings

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New month = new adventures! This one happened back in August (I did a lot of things that month, so you’ll be hearing about them for awhile) not too long after Newport Vintage Dance Week, the subject of the last… … Continue reading

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1812 Tailcoat Pattern

I thought I would just quickly share with you this 1812 Tailcoat Pattern. You can find it in the pattern section of Wm. Booth, Draper. The pattern actually has a wider date range on it than strictly 1812: it is … Continue reading

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