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Edwardian Shirtwaist Costume - Sew Historically

The Edwardian shirtwaist costume was a practical everyday attire: It consisted of a tailored wool skirt and a separate shirtwaist blouse.

sallieoh: historical costume part II

Wow. Does anyone else fall into a well of old Christmas cookies, prolonged sleep and shuffling around in bathrobes post New Year? Sometim...

Norse Clothing and Vikings in the SCA

This post is about the research I did for my Norse outfit, and I want to talk a bit about my feelings on wearing "Viking" clothing...

Dress | French | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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Guide to Keira Knightley Historical Costume Movies

Why oh why is Keira Knightley the early 21st-century “It Girl” for period dramas? I don’t get it. She’s tall and lanky with big eyes, all of which is fine in a modern settin…

18th century!  The Duchess striped day dress

I was totally inspired by the costumes in The Duchess. Since Costume Con 27 was coming up, I had somewhere to wear it. Since then I have worn it to a private 18th c. party as well. I used the Period Impressions 1770 Polonaise and petticoat pattern and more fabric gifted from Beth. Grey and ivory striped silk. Here I am with my friend L (who gave me the straw hat I trimmed):

Before the Automobile

Many of the historical clothing I make gets recycled or damaged at some point, so I like to take a bunch of decent pictures to remember them by in case they seize to exist at some point. These two dresses never got properly photographed as they got finished late and I'm not good at taking photographs at events. Now that I had time and these two dresses worked with same underthings and accessories, I thought it was a good day for closure. They both are worn over my earlier shift and stays, a…


A week ago I finally got the chance to drop by the current fashion exhibition in the Gemeentemuseum in the Hangue. Named ‘Femmes Fatales’, it’s a tribute to female fashion designe…

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See how to sew a historic corset that is really comfortable to wear. Sew Historical clothing by yourself and get inspired to make your own costumes. #sewing #vintagefashion #corset #cosplay #18thcentury #stays #costume #costumeideas
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Welcome to Basel Carnival. Once a year for 72 hours, in either February or March, participants (Fasnächtler) dress up in a wide variety of both themed traditional and modern costumes and parade through the town of Basel. Various events take place and people of all ages take part during the three-day celebration. #baslerfastnacht #wildpharma #swissmade #baselcarnival #carnival #swissculture #basel #guggemusik #morgestraich #cortege #fasnacht #schnizelbaengg #switzerland #historical #unesco
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