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2017 Small Business Saturday & Holiday Sales

It’s Thanksgiving week in the US, which means holiday sales all over the internet. Here is a round up of historical costuming related businesses offering sales this week. If you need to purchase gifts for the costumers in your life (or yourself!), I hope you will check them out. 2017 Small Business Saturday & Holiday
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1920s Summer Outfit

I’m going to the New Deal Prohibition Picnic in Seattle next month, so I’ve been working on my first 1920s outfit. I had already ordered the Royal Vintage Lillian Retro Spectators in Sage, so I wanted to plan my outfit around them. This was a tough one for me.  Since I didn’t have the shoes
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Small Business Saturday 2015

First off, thank you so much for your support this year! I’ve really enjoyed getting to know people through the blog and Facebook page, and I love your excitement about what I’m doing. We’re coming up fast on the holidays, and it seems like everyone has a sale going on. I’ve never been a Black Friday
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Project Update – Striped Linen Waistcoat

If you are a Facebook or Instagram follower, I’ve been teasing you lately with progress photos for the striped linen waistcoat I am recreating. Just to have it all in once place, I figured it was time for a progress update on the blog, too. The inspiration for this project is this pink striped linen waistcoat embroidered with roses
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Progress!

The black silk petticoat is finally completely sewn, and is now just awaiting the remaining ribbon embellishment. Such a relief! It has been put aside temporarily so that I can work on other things. Up next: late Victorian wear for 3, due in 3 weeks.  Yes, that is panic you hear. I’m not entirely sure
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