Tag Archives: Edwardian
Are you in charge of the costumes for an amateur play or musical production? It’s a daunting challenge for anyone! In this three-part series of articles, we’ll discuss all manner of tips and tricks to help you make the most of your theatrical … Continue reading
Every year, Your Wardrobe Unlock’d holds a costume competition. Costumers from around the world send in photos of the historical costumes they’ve made, and readers vote for their favorites. The winner gets a decent prize, along with public recognition of their skills. I’ve entered … Continue reading
Saturday’s Stash: Cotton Voile Voile (pronounced v’wall or sometimes voy’l) is an extremely lightweight, semi-sheer fabric. Polyester voile is often used for curtains or curtain linings, but cotton voile can be used for garments, especially summer dresses. It’s also ideal … Continue reading
Monday’s Mish-Mash: Ladies’ Undergarments: Bloomers, Pantaloons, or Drawers? Women’s drawers have frequently been misidentified. All it takes is a quick search of eBay and you’ll find plenty of Victorian drawers that have been mislabeled. So, what’s the difference between bloomers, … Continue reading
Friday’s Fashion Plate: 1913 Day and Evening Dresses Today we have two dresses from Journal Des Demoiselles, 1913.
Thursday’s Book Review: Famous Couples: Fashion Doll Patterns by Hazel McMahon Rating 3 = Mediocre
Thursday’s Book Review: Elegantly Frugal Costumes by Shirley Dearing