Events · Victorian

Heritage Celebrations with a Twist Part I

I know, I know, I was a bad blogger last week - I took almost no photos whatsoever. Hardly any event photos and got zero photos of my 1893 Aubergine Dress on my own camera. I also didn't take any photos of Mum wearing the Plum Ensemble that I made for her ūüėę So... what's… Continue reading Heritage Celebrations with a Twist Part I

Sewing · Victorian

Progress on Mum’s 1890’s Plum Outfit Part II

You will recall from my first post about Mum's outfit that I wasn't entirely happy with the sleeves and their complete lack of puff. I said that I would replace them if I had the time. I didn't have the time, but they bugged me enough that I ended up making new sleeves anyway. Here… Continue reading Progress on Mum’s 1890’s Plum Outfit Part II

Sewing · Victorian

Progress on Mum’s 1890s Plum Outfit

You've already seen the petticoats that I've made for my Dear Mama and since then I have been busy working away on more of her outfit. Here's a quick update on the progress I have made so far. Starting off with another undergarment, I have made Mum a chemise to wear under everything. I used… Continue reading Progress on Mum’s 1890s Plum Outfit