Thursday, October 5, 2017
Mary Ellen's Swim Suit: A Look at a 1940's Original
When I venture into a new era, if possible, I like to find an original garment that I can add to my collection, study, and love. I thou...
Wednesday, October 4, 2017
A 1940's Bathing Suit
I have always thought 1940's swim suits are just the cutest! I finally used a trip to the beach as an excuse to make one. I va...
Saturday, August 12, 2017
The Aid of Art to Represent Nature
National Portrait Gall ery, London We are all familiar with Camille Clifford. Oh, those curves! But wait, here she is again, abou...
Wednesday, August 9, 2017
"We get so awfully dirty..."
In my last post I mentioned a postcard, from my husband's collection, where the sender remarks on being dirty all the time. It'...
Monday, August 7, 2017
Goldfield Days 2017
Just like last year, Goldfield Days fell the weekend after Costume College. So, again, we had fun road tripping all week and ended up ...
Sunday, August 6, 2017
More Costume College!
Oh, I am just the absolute worst at taking pictures! I never remember to actually get out my camera! I must say, though, there were so many ...
Inside the 1902 Worth Gown for the CoCo Gala
A while ago I was looking online for warp printed silk for an 18th century dress, when I came across a fabric. Immediately I thought o...
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