A noise, a rustle, a cry through the night. It pierced through the old house’s wall and she heard it. Her blood went cold and a shiver snaked down her spine…. sleep had vanished from her mind. She threw off her quilts and stepped onto the cold floor. She reached for the lantern and fumbling with the match touched the flame to the kerosene wick. Then padded softly to the door and opened the latch, with a creek it closed behind her. It wasn’t only only the night chill that made her shiver. … More The Sound in the Night; an outfit spotlight of my chemise, drawers and cap.
You heard right folks, here you get to see lots of adorable photos of my autumn themed outfit. The warm and tacky colors of the skirt seem to blend all the favorite autumn spices together for the base of your beverage, while the oversized orange sweater adds that cozy warm touch to your brew. Finished … More Pumpkin Spice Outfit Spotlight
Wow, life has been crazy but, I am still super excited to share this successful project….the skirt to match my sweater (I call my completed outfit, the pumpkin spice ensemble) Anyway let’s get started to see how this all came together (Warning; I finished it a little less then a week ago and have since … More I drafted a pleated Skirt!
Hey everyone, this is a exciting post to share with you all, I recently finished knitting my first ever sweater!!! As soon as I learned how to knit (more like after my awesome cousin had to painstakingly show and explain the process again and again till my slow mind grasped it) I wanted to make … More I knit a Sweater!!!
Have you ever just stared at some hairstyles and asked yourself how did they get their hair to be so, so puffy?
In this post I am going to help you debunk just how you can get this same ‘wow’ affect with the ‘perfect’ faux bangs.
… More How to make a Hair Rat; The Old and The New Way!
Hey Everyone, Today I am going to go into the process on how I made my 1940s ‘working women’s blouse using Simplicity pattern 8447. So without further adou lets get started. (warning, this was an extremely harrowing process involving much frustration and feelings of failure. I am happy to say that it is complete and … More Making a ’40s button up blouse.
I know what you are thinking, “Crab apple where what? Well to say it simpler crab apple verjuice is fermented crab apple juice an item popular during the the mediaeval ages and even up through the 18th century! There is not a historical way to make it but…. I made it with a juicer, (you … More Making Crab apple Verjuice
Here is a little post spotlighting my 1940’s peasant blouse and skirt outfit…..so enjoy!!! … More Outfit Spotlight 1#
I made a vintage skirt following an almost 80 year old simplicity pattern. I learned a lot and always love to share it with you, join me for the process and let me know what you think!!! … More Making a 1940’s skirt
Women in the 1700’s were stays over their chemise and under their dress.
Like a gentle hug, stays provide support, and a good anchor for the skirts of dresses worn over them. … More 2. Making 1700’s Stays