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!!!)
Hey Friends, Here is the post (cue confetti) that I promised. Last week I made this beach outfit, and well….I realized, after I started it that I needed to it done quickly so… I rushed it. A hurried project is never perfect, and this one is no exception… Rather then me typing out all of … More 1930’s Bathing outfit spotlight! + I need to stop rushing projects.
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 Freinds, Its time for the last part of my Missouri prequel adventures, I hope you enjoy the post( and this one actually has pictures!!!) At 2:30 in the morning 3 alarms went off in succession, I groggily flipped over and sat up, simultaneously smashing the snooze button. We threw on some clothes, grabbed the … More Part 5: My Trial Week
Hey Friends, I love shopping at second hand stores, and while I realize they may not be for everyone, you can still find some awesome treasures hiding out! This week you can watch my thrifting adventure, the clothes we bought. And finally, at the end, some of the outfits I created with them and some … More Go Thrifting with me! #Vintageafy
Hello Freinds, You all know that I have a unusual fascination and love for vintage fashion, and I have for over a year made a some outfits and shared some of them with you!! But I haven’t ever made the big decision or commitment to make all of my clothes and thus my entire wardrobe … More Time to make my entire wardrobe vintage; #vintageafy!
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, 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.
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.