Love & duty with Cat Gardiner- interview & blog launch

So far I've showcased stories set in Regency England and present day US, but I'm a lover of all historical eras and spent many years with my nose stuck in books of the 1940s. It began with Molly from the America Girl Collection and continued I my teen years when my favorite aunt gave me her original … Continue reading Love & duty with Cat Gardiner- interview & blog launch

Ball Gown in the making! Part 1

It's been awhile but doing this ball gown thing has never been far from my mind. A few weeks ago I decided to do a mock up using two skirts that were too small. I was going for this look. Here's how it turned out. I did the sleeves differently (ugh. I did them wrong … Continue reading Ball Gown in the making! Part 1

Ball gown update!

Last weekend I was looking for new housing as we're moving out of state in the next 4-6 weeks. I had planned to do a good bit of reading and writing but had a mild case of food poisoning Friday night. Instead I browsed more fashion plates. The Jane Austen Society of North America Annual … Continue reading Ball gown update!