1890s rural day wear

In addition to the modified chemises, we also created two 1890s era blouse and skirt combinations for a short film being produced in New York. The creative director wanted something extremely simple, free flowing, and sheer. Here is what we created.

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The skirts were also hemmed to floor length as the creative director will be doing some distressing and aging to the garments once they arrive.

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Follow Up Photos: From the film production crew

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About Susan

Hi! My name is Susan and I am a historian, seamstress, teacher, mother, and wife. My passion for history has manifested itself in the art of recreating clothing from different periods of time. Growing up in the American South, I am heavily schooled in the art of recreating clothing from the 19th century. After nearly a decade of immersing myself primarily in the Victorian period, I found the need to branch out and explore other periods of time. However, it is my connection with the American South and the clothing of rural America that continues to be the driving force behind my designs.