Welcome to 2020!

Happy new year everyone! I hope you all had a great start into it. 🙂 It’s finally 2020 and a new historical costuming year is waiting to be explored by us and I’m pretty excited because I already have a lot of projects planned! (I hope that I’m going to stick to them this year! […]

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2019 recap – What I made and what I didn’t

2019 is over and I can’t wait for 2020 to start. But I also took some time to reflect the past year and I started thinking about all the things I did. 2019 started with an amazing couture sewing course from Thomas von Nordheim , I attended my first historical ball and then I also […]

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Millinery course (masterclass for stage costumes)

Today I want to talk about a 3-day-millinery course I was able to attend in school. It was exclusive for the masterclass for stage costumes and it was optional to participate. First things first: What did I choose to make? Well. We had to make a headpiece and an extra thing for our costumes, we’re […]

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Eliza Actons superlative mincemeat – 1845

It’s christmas time! My favourite season of the year. I love when it’s dark and cold and can stay in my PJs all day, drink tea and read new books. And just think of all the christmas decorations in the city, the smell of cinnamon, cloves and freshly baked cookies and steaming hot tea! There […]

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18th century pocket hoops (Patterns of Fashion 5)

I made my first ever pocket hoops! A while back I decided to make a black robe a l’anglaise for winter and bought some fabric for it but it took me months to start this project. At first I wanted to make an anglaise with one of my patterns but in the meantime I decided […]

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How I transfer embroidery patterns

Sorry that I wasn’t posting in the past two weeks! I was super busy with school and had almost no time to sew things I’m allowed to show you. (Still waiting for the okay to show you what I’m working on in school!) But today I finally have something that is worth sharing (at least […]

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Horizontal corset ~1860s to ~1870s – construction (Part 2)

Sorry that this post is a day late! I was super busy yesterday and had no time to finish it on time… Last week I started three corsets based on exactly the same pattern. I have no instructions but I still wanted to give the pattern a try. You can read *here* the first post […]

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