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I've been sewing my own clothing items since I was a young girl. My grandmother was a very skilled seamstess and milliner, as was her mother, and I thank them for passing these skills along. I began sewing my own costuming / wardrobe items & creating Victorian / Edwardian styled hats about 25 years ago when I took up historical reenacting in the older, bolder, wilder west and desperately needed to customize and accessorize! At that time, there wasn't much available to purchase by way of period costuming, so if you needed clothing items, you made them yourself. Thankfully, I knew the basics courtesy of my grandmother. I have never felt so comfortable as when I dress for that time period. I absolutely love the styles and the fashions of the Bustle Era through the Edwardian Era. Belle Epoch was truly a "Beautiful Era" for fashions! I have enjoyed Renaissance Festivities and attire as well. I absolutely love to travel back in time, and…

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  • Joined January 23, 2013

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Moire Satin, Brocade, Jacquard, Velvet, Lace of ALL kinds, Beads, Leather, Ostrich Plumes, Denim, Broadcloth, Cottons, Calicos

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About

I've been sewing my own clothing items since I was a young girl. My grandmother was a very skilled seamstess and milliner, as was her mother, and I thank them for passing these skills along. I began sewing my own costuming / wardrobe items & creating Victorian / Edwardian styled hats about 25 years ago when I took up historical reenacting in the older, bolder, wilder west and desperately needed to customize and accessorize! At that time, there wasn't much available to purchase by way of period costuming, so if you needed clothing items, you made them yourself. Thankfully, I knew the basics courtesy of my grandmother. I have never felt so comfortable as when I dress for that time period. I absolutely love the styles and the fashions of the Bustle Era through the Edwardian Era. Belle Epoch was truly a "Beautiful Era" for fashions! I have enjoyed Renaissance Festivities and attire as well. I absolutely love to travel back in time, and enjoy doing so at every opportunity! I would say "At the drop of a hat", which could explain why I own soooo many hats!!! Hmmmm..... I am always happy to assist and also to answer questions where I can. I remain only an email conversation away.

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