Costuming plans 2019

The first half of 2019 is already over but I still want to share my plans for this year with you and also what I already made! In january I made my new Zone front gown for the Zeitentanz ball in februrary. The dress was based on a pattern I got from my lovley friend […]

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1860s summer crinoline – bodice and skirt

After all the underpinnings were sewn and ready to wear I startet with the dress itself. I searched a lot on Pinterest and found so many amazing dresses and gowns but the muslin dresses sparked the most joy in me. They look so light and flowy and perfect for hot summer days. I ordered white […]

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1860s summer crinoline – corset (Redthreaded pattern)

As I told you in my last post about my crinoline project I bought a corset pattern which I wanted to tell you more about! I follow redthreaded on instagram for quite a while now and I adore her (and her teams) work! The corsets and stays always look so beautiful and seem to fit […]

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1860s summer crinoline – underpinnings

For the so called “Sommerfrische” I planned with a costuming friend this year, I wanted to make a late 1850s/early 1860s crinoline dress. Well, I wanted to look like a big fluffy cake and I knew right away, that I wanted to have flounced skirt with three rows. I also wanted to try to use […]

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18th century ball in Vienna and a zone front gown

This year, on february 2nd, I attended my first historical ball ever. The ball was hosted by a historical dance club based in Vienna. It is called ‘Zeitentanz’ and they also hold dance classes. If you’re from Vienna and interested visit their website! The ticket itself did cost €50,- but I only had to pay […]

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Welcome to needleworking history

After a long time of thinking, experimenting and writing on this website, I’m finally launching this blog and also my new instagram name about my costuming hobby!
2019 was so far a very exciting (costuming) year for

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