Hello Friends, The long awaited announcement is here!!!! I am recreating this poster outfit of Annie Oakley!!! And while I am excited about the project!!! I’m not as excited about the quality of the video, so please just bear with me. ( Its my first video filmed in a new location, and I edited it … More Annie Oakley Dress Diary Part 1; The Combinations
Hello Friends, I hope life has been treating you well! I have had a week to settle in and while I still miss my family and friends a great deal I am finally getting a little more comfortable with my new life! With some spare time on my hands last week, I decided to do … More My First 4th of July outfit! (I saw a fireworks show for the first time!!!)
Hello Freinds, I came across the curtains for this dress at our very local thrift store. With my upcoming move and all, I wanted to be thrifty with what I spend money on. So I decided to check out the store to see if there was any good fabric options. When I can across this … More Making a “Sound of Music” Inspired Curtain Dress!!!
Hello friends, Today you get to enjoy a post of photos and a fun video (its not a boring tutorial, yay!) You all get to finally see my Civil War outfit! To be honest I started making this thing back in October, (remember there are lots of parts to a historical outfit,( chemise, drawers, petticoat, … More Outfit Spotlight; Civil War Dress
Hello Friends, This past Saturday (the 17th!!) was a wonderful party! One of my friends, Annie, had a birthday in April as well, so we decided to make a combined celebration out of it! The Birthday girls!!! It was so much fun just to take time to meet up with friends and make totally awesome … More The Best Birthday Yet!!
Hey Friends, Have you ever really wanted to make a bonnet or any hat for that matter? Maybe the idea just kind of scares you and it seems like you need a degree before tackling the project. Well, actually, it doesn’t have to be frightening at all, in fact when of the best ways to … More Refashioning a Civil War Bonnet From a Old Hat
Hey Friends, It is time for part two of the story about my Missouri life change. If you missed part one you can check it out here https://girlofadifferentera.com/2021/02/14/part-1-a-normal-autumn-evening/ Now having done the unusual, (sending out the inquiry) I tried putting it far from my mind. I was quite sure I wouldn’t get a response and … More Part 2: The Reply
I hope you all enjoy this video!!! If any of you remember the the chemise and draws spotlight, (https://girlofadifferentera.com/2020/11/02/night-disturbance-an-outfit-spotlight-of-my-newly-completed-chemise-drawers-and-cap/) and the petticoat video (https://girlofadifferentera.com/2020/11/24/making-an-1860s-petticoat/) This is the dress that I am wearing on top! So in a way it has been a long time coming! So sit back and enjoy the music (I’ve heard that … More Making a Civil War Era Work Dress; Part 1
Hey Friends, It is great to see you all hear and I have another video (yes, I can see you roll you eyes) but this one is actually the last of the making series of my first custom dress, so for those who have stuck through the whole process, definitely check out the last one. … More The End of Making the 1860s Belle Inspired Dress!!
Hey Friends, It is wonderful to be back with you on this little place of the web!!! And today I have some exciting news for you all……..(yep you guessed it, or more like the giant title or equally large photo gave it away.) Yes, I got a car!!! or to be more precise I got … More I Got a Car! + Another Video