Events · Victorian

Heritage Celebrations with a Twist Part II

You'll recall from Part 1 of this tale that I made mention of me organising the Historical Fashion Show that was part of the Oamaru Victorian Heritage Celebrations. For so long it was something that was so far away but, all of a sudden, I not only found myself at the Heritage Celebrations but awakening… Continue reading Heritage Celebrations with a Twist 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