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I’ve always loved costumes and dressing up, from raiding through my mum's wardrobe for fancy dress clothes to making costumes and clothes for my dolls when I was little.

When I turned 17 I decided to get some professional training. I studied Theatre Costume Interpretation at Edinburgh's Telford College.

During college I discovered a not-so-secret passion for period clothing, more specifically 19th Century outfits (much of my late teens were spent swooning over despairing Byronic heroes)

While studying at university I developed a love of social and domestic history (not to mention a devotion to all things Jane Austen related). I began to consider ways of combining my life's two passions - books and costumes into a career.

By the time I…

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  • Female
  • Born on July 6
  • Joined December 28, 2010

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cotton, muslin, silk, ribbon, wool

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I’ve always loved costumes and dressing up, from raiding through my mum's wardrobe for fancy dress clothes to making costumes and clothes for my dolls when I was little.

When I turned 17 I decided to get some professional training. I studied Theatre Costume Interpretation at Edinburgh's Telford College.

During college I discovered a not-so-secret passion for period clothing, more specifically 19th Century outfits (much of my late teens were spent swooning over despairing Byronic heroes)

While studying at university I developed a love of social and domestic history (not to mention a devotion to all things Jane Austen related). I began to consider ways of combining my life's two passions - books and costumes into a career.

By the time I graduated with a BA (Hons) in Film and Television Studies I was ready to dive into the deep waters of selling on Etsy.


Nowadays, I love trawling through historical records and museum collections to find interesting pieces of clothing and accessories to recreate.

Ways to find me online:

Web: www.wednesdayschildis.com
Facebook: www.facebook.com/wednesdayschildis
Tumblr: http://wednesdayschildis.tumblr.com/
Twitter: http://twitter.com/RhonaTennant
LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/in/rhonamtennant

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