2020 recap and sewing plans for 2021

Wow. 2020 is over and I think I can say that for almost everyone: I’m relieved and I really hope that 2021 will be a better year for our costuming community! I never would have guessed that I will ever witness a pandemic and that I’m not able to visit friends and family in other […]

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12 months, 12 fabrics – challenge

It seems like this is going to be one of the last posts of 2020 and I want to share a project I want to start on january 1st in 2021 and I hope you all will join me! 🙂 Before I start:I didn’t have the inital idea, a friend of mine from a german-speaking […]

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Book recommendations

Christmas is right around the corner and I saw so many people on Instagram and Facebook asking which books are good and which you can skip. When I started historical costuming I was pretty fast at a point where I would have loved to get book recommendations because there are SO many out there and […]

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A little life update

School stuff.. It’s been a long time since my last blog post and even a longer while since I wrote a blog post. Life was pretty weird latley. As we all know the Covid-19 virus hit europe pretty hard and many countries had a general lockdown. As you all know I was in venice, came […]

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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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Horizontal corset 1869 – 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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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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