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
Hey Friends, I hope this post finds you well and excited for the new year! Speaking of excited! A few months ago I got my first custom order! It is for a Civil war inspired gown! I have just started on the process of making it and I hope ya’ll want to come along! In … More 1860s Belle inspired dress/ P1: Struggling to make a mockup./
Hey Friends, Yep, you heard right! a fun red Christmas dress, and you’ll get to see how I made it. It all started when my grandmother gave me the sales catalog from Joann fabrics! I stopped by and the sales were just awesome! Simplicity was selling some patterns for $.99 each! And most of the … More It’s a 1950’s Christmas Part 1: The dress.
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!