Sommerfrische in Bamberg – Part 2

On the second day of Sommerfrische we had a ball! Our Sommerfrische-balls are always the highlights of the Sommerfrische – we get to dance, laugh and wear all the evening wear, we don’t get to wear otherwise. Dorothee outdid herself this year. The ball took place at ‘Aufseßhöflein’ a little villa which was bought by […]

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Sommerfrische in Bamberg – Part 1

Finally after two years we could hold our yearly Sommerfrische and it was SO much fun! Marlene and I went by train to Bamberg were our friend Dorothee was hosting this years event – and it was amazing. Bamberg is a lovley little city near Nuremberg where we visited Maria (@historical_hinterlist) last autum. Our good […]

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Fêtes Galantes in Versailles

After two years the Fêtes Galantes were finally allowed to take place and I had the opportunity to participate for the first (and definitely not the last) time. I went with my good friends Gertraud (@schneiderfips), Marlene (@thestyleofmarleen) and Kathi who doesn’t have any linkable social media. Gertraud and Kathi went by plane but Marlene […]

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Another year, another Zeitentanz ball

After two years of living in a pandemic restrictions finally lifted so much that the Zeitentanz-association was allowed to open it’s doors to a new ball! This years theme was ‘Napoleon – Mon Dieu!’ and so most of us wore beautiful empire gowns to dance the night away. And it was amazing! Since it was […]

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Nuremberg and a 1890s walking suit

The end of the 2021 is very near and so is the panic of posting all the pictures of stuff I made this year. One of my favourite things to sew this year was a 1890s ensemble. From a chemise to a corset to a petticoat and the walking suit itself – I had so […]

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Museums and velvet in venice

If you followed me for a while or read my older blog posts you probably know that I was in venice when Covid broke out in europe and I had to go home early because of that. I wasn‘t able to visit any museum in venice because they shut down on the day I planned […]

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An edwardian walking costume

Some weeks ago my friends Marlene, Gertraud and I made little road trip to Bad Ischl to meet up with our friend Roti from BlackSnailPatterns and a few other friends at hers. We didn’t really have a programm planned, just eating, chatting and going for a little walk in the area in costume. And it […]

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A pet en l’air at Schloss Hof and Baby donkeys

A pet en l’air in a week? Easy. At least I was saying that to myself when my friend Marlene (Youtube & Instagram) said to me she wants to go and take pictures of her beautiful Zone Front gown on a sunday. Well, in the end it was not so easy and I only finished […]

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I recreated Marie-Antoinettes Court Gown (Part 4) – The Exhibition

A lot of time has passed since my last Marie Antoinette post, but now I have some things to talk about. To be honest, there were a lot of things that I planned but that didn’t happen, but I’m not really sorry. I’m happy that everything turned out great in the end. Different but great! […]

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