Category Archives: 1700s

Costume College – Saturday

Lol, my last post was about how I was posting about Costume College a month late. And this post is a month after that one. Saturday during the day, I was so happy to wear the updated version of my … Continue reading

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Eliza Schuyler Skirts and first wearing

After fitting the bodice, time to turn to a part I was dreading – the skirts. Me and knife pleating are not friends. I let my perfectionist tendencies go, and pleated this without measuring! Without counting! It did take several … Continue reading

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Eliza Schuyler Bodice Fitting

Warning, picture heavy post. Because I’m cheap frugal, I didn’t want to spend $30 for a Larkin & Smith pattern, so I figured I would scale up Janet Arnold and hope for the best. I used one of the Snowshill … Continue reading

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Eliza Schuyler Petticoat

Way back in March ahem I told you about my grand plans for my Elizabeth Schuyler dress. I found the most perfect fabric match ever from The Lady Detalle – an aqua silk taffeta. It is shot with ivory, which … Continue reading

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Bedazzling 18th Century Shoes

So I had some white leather Kensingtons I bought a while ago from American Duchess in one of the sales of Imperfects (where the shoes have some visual issues or markings that don’t impede the function, so they are sold … Continue reading

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A new petticoat and stomacher for an Outlander Ball

(Hah this has been in draft for 2 months now… Finally have time for posting after Costume College. Oh right, and after moving in June. ) The Greater Bay Area Costumers Guild is threw an Outlander themed ball in June … Continue reading

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Eliza Schuyler / Elizabeth Hamilton – what I actually decided to do

So last time, I had decided against making a francaise or a levite, but what was I actually going to make that is somewhat documentable? Somewhere in the middle of that┬ásearching, I found this dress: I should have been jumping … Continue reading

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