Photoshoots · Victorian

Blueberry Dress Photoshoot: Ball Dress Edition

Continuing on with my photoshoot at Clachanburn Gardens posts, I now bring you some of the photos of the Ball Dress variation. Unfortunately we were starting to lose the light so didn't end up with as many as I would have liked (I never seem to get many photos of my ball dresses...) Regardless, here… Continue reading Blueberry Dress Photoshoot: Ball Dress Edition

Photoshoots · Victorian

Blueberry Dress Photoshoot: Day Edition

A year ago I visited Clachanburn Gardens to photograph my Blueberry Dress and, for some reason, I never actually posted the photos here on my blog. I know, slack, right? Well, it's time to remedy that and share them with you now. Better late than never, after all 😉 Clachanburn Gardens are in the Maniototo,… Continue reading Blueberry Dress Photoshoot: Day Edition

Sewing · Tissot Dress · Victorian

Striped Tissot Dress: The Overskirt

After completing the Underskirt for the Striped Tissot Dress it was time to move onto the Overskirt - hopefully with less liberal use of the seam ripper. I decided to use the Truly Victorian Bustled Overskirt (TV305) pattern, which is the same pattern I used for my Pretty Princess Dress. I had shortened the pattern… Continue reading Striped Tissot Dress: The Overskirt

Sewing · Tissot Dress · Victorian

Striped Tissot Dress: The Underskirt

The first part of my Striped Tissot Dress that I made up was the underskirt. This turned out to be a bit more complicated than I expected due to my stubborn perfectionism, and liberal use of the seam ripper as I undid and redid some parts. I used the Truly Victorian 1870s Underskirt pattern (TV201)… Continue reading Striped Tissot Dress: The Underskirt