Tuesday, December 27, 2011
Wednesday, December 21, 2011
During this holiday season as we dash towards the end of our preparations, and are hopefully met with a relaxing and merry event shared with those we love, let's take a moment to think about where some of our cherished traditions came from.
Wednesday, December 14, 2011
Sunday, December 11, 2011
If you are interested in historical fashion, great sewing, or just beautiful things I suggest you check out Before the Automobile. She may describe herself as self-taught, but the author is far from an amateur, and makes everything from stockings, corsets, and shoes, to full nineteenth-century costumes. Her focus seems to be on the 18th and 19th centuries, but even if those aren't your usual cup of tea, I think you'll marvel at both the quality and the quantity of things she's made. I always look forward to her next post because I know it will contain something special.