Sewing with a particular interest in the clothing and work of French women in the Illinois Country.
Wednesday, July 7, 2021
Illinois Country : the basics
After several enjoyable chats with acquaintances about our shared love of research and why it appeals to us in the context of historical fa...
Wednesday, May 19, 2021
The dreamy pastel Pet En L'air gets some sunshine
It's a joy to have finally gotten to photograph this ensemble, and between the dress and the much-improved camera of my newer phone, I f...
Monday, May 10, 2021
Regency versatility: 1 gown, 2 looks.
Oops it's been a while, and there's a striped silk pet en l'air between this Regency gown and the last post about my quilted ho...
Friday, January 22, 2021
An 18thc hooded jacket
Aha, I am back after the holidays! Frustratingly, I have been dealing with a lot of joint pain, mostly in my hands, since March of 2020, an...
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