Events · Victorian

Oamaru Victorian Heritage Celebrations 2019: Part 3

Friday Waking on Friday I felt a mixture of excitement and nervousness. Today was the day that I was debuting the Pretty Princess Dress. I can’t help but feel a little nervous when wearing a new dress out in public for the first time – I’m not sure if that’s because I’m concerned that something… Continue reading Oamaru Victorian Heritage Celebrations 2019: Part 3

Historybounding · Sewing

Hello Historybounding: Thoughts and Petticoats

What is historybounding? If you haven't heard of the trend taking the historical costuming community by storm, check out this video. Basically it is taking cues from historical fashion - any era that you like - and translating it into a more modern setting. For me, I love Victorian fashion, but a lot of the early… Continue reading Hello Historybounding: Thoughts and Petticoats

Events · Victorian

Oamaru Victorian Heritage Celebrations 2019: Part 2

I've been a terrible blogger recently and haven't written anything for weeks (weeks? More like months - whoops!). And it's not because I have nothing to write about - I've just been busy, lazy, sick, or throwing myself into new sewing projects. But, it is about time that I rectify that and jump back into… Continue reading Oamaru Victorian Heritage Celebrations 2019: Part 2

Events · Victorian

Oamaru Victorian Heritage Celebrations 2019: Part I

Last month I made my annual journey to Oamaru for the Victorian Heritage Celebrations and, as always, I had a fantastic time. I got to catch up with and spend time with friends and acquaintances that I’ve made over the years, and made new friends. I successfully organised and presented the Historical Fashion Show for… Continue reading Oamaru Victorian Heritage Celebrations 2019: Part I