Staying Warm and Stylish

April 22, 2013 - comments
And it’s back to the Williamsburg outfit posts!
I think one of my favorite parts of this trip was getting to make and wear all kinds of fun accessories. The kinds of things like mitts and cloaks that you just don’t need at a hotel convention or summer picnic, those little things that make the outfit seem more like clothing and less like a costume.


More on the Riding Habit Jacket

April 16, 2013 - comments
As promised, here is a little more construction detail about my riding habit jacket. Unfortunately, since I was in a rush I took almost no construction pictures, so I hope my rambling description makes sense. Read more...

The Very Inspiring Blogger Award

April 12, 2013 - comments
Wow! I go on vacation and come home to three blog awards! Kendra, Maggie, and Rebecca and Ashley from A Fashionable Frolick all nominated me for the Very Inspiring Blogger Award. Thank you! I feel very honored! Read more...

Revisiting an Old Favorite

April 10, 2013 - comments
In my original wardrobe plans for Williamsburg I had intended to make several new day outfits, but time got away from me and ended up pulling out my wavy print jacket and petticoat to wear instead. I have to say I’m really glad I did! When prepping for an event, it’s easy for me to get into the mindset that everything I wear needs to be new, so I often forget how much I enjoy rewearing favorite costumes. My events are so few and so spread out that it feels almost obligatory to make something new every time, but I’m resolving this year to focus on quality over quantity and make things I truly love and am proud of the construction.


The Finished Habit

April 5, 2013 - comments
Here is the first in a long serious of Williamsburg outfit posts. I'm sure you will be sick to death of seeing me by the end - sorry in advance! To start we have the finished 1790 riding habit:

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