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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The yearly visit to Bad aussee and Bad Ischl

It was again the time of the year where I pack my things and travel a few hours by train to visit my good friend Magdalena in Bad Aussee, one of the most beautiful cities in austria. It’s very very small compared to vienna but no matter where you look, you’ll see postcard kitsch and […]

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I recreated Marie-Antoinettes Court Gown (Part 1) – Introduction

Finally!!!Finally I am allowed to tell you what I was working on in the past couple of months!Many of you know that I started the mastersclass for stage costumes at my school in september.This year we were given an amazing, once in a lifetime opportunity – we were able to work together with the Kunsthistorischem […]

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A trip to Klosterneuburg

A few weeks ago when my good friend Franziska (@missparlic) and her boyfriend from germany visited vienna to attend the ‘Zeitentanz’ ball. At the ball we decided to make a trip to Klosterneuburg near vienna the next day.And so we did! It’s a very old and also very big monastery which is still operating today […]

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Carnival in Venice (and why I had to leave early)

My trip to venice started on friday evening (21st february) because my parents and I were taking the Nightjet from the ÖBB (austrian railway service) from vienna to venice. I’ve never been travelling with a Nightjet so this was new to me and I’m torn wether I liked it or not. We chose the sleep-cabin […]

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18th century ball in Vienna and a Chemise a la reine

My break was a bit longer than I wanted but I used the time to get a lot of things done and sew also a lot. In january I finally got to buy a sewing table and some storage for my sewing related things and I was also very busy with school and my costumes […]

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Sommerfrische ball: Luise of Prussia dress + Nehelenia Patterns review

Today I want to talk a little bit about the dress I wore to our Sommerfrische-ball. I have a love&hate-relationship with this dress because of the bad experience I had with the pattern and Nehelenia itself but I still love the look of the dress. But let’s start from the beginning. A while ago I […]

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Historic Steam Train Adventure: ‚Kuckucksbähnel‘ in germany

On my this years trip to germany I was in Hanover and also, like every year at my aunts house near Mannheim. (This is also where I stayed last year when I had an internship at the Nationaltheater Mannheim – a very big theatre in Mannheim). Since Nicole, a fellow costumer, lives in the same […]

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Sommerfrische – Laxenburg

On the second day of this years Sommerfrische we visited the park in Laxenburg near Vienna. The park is very very old but in the 18th and 19th century many things were buildt and changed and gave it the look it now has. Maria Theresia started with changing the canals in Laxenburg and Emperor Franz […]

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historical picnic in Bad Ischl

Bad Ischl, a small town in the heart of austria, celebrates every year the birthday of Emperor Franz Josef I. Bad Ischl was and still is one of the most famous health resorts in austria and the Emperor visited the town almost every year in summer. Since I visited my very good friend Magda in […]

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