French Regency gown

Images of our latest commission for a French Regency Era evening gown. It is made of 100% silk with a full cotton lining. This gown was based upon two images from the period: Portrait of Elizabeth Patterson Bonaparte (source unknown)…

Half bonnet

Here’s a few images of our mid 19th century half bonnet created for a living historian in Ohio (#ML2). It just screams summer time with it’s bright royal blue check tails and white point d’esprit over straw! This bonnet style…

Historic Oakley House gown

We recently completed a Late Regency era gown and shift for Audubon State Historic Site in Louisiana. Working with their interpretive ranger, I came up with this gown. She requested, three quarter length fitted sleeves. No ruffles. And preferably no green…

Gettysburg dress

We recently completed three garments for a client in Spain who will be traveling to the United States in July to attend the 150th anniversary events for the Battle of Gettysburg! This 1860s era day dress is made of semi…

WWI Nurse’s Uniform

Here are a few images of another recently completed WWI Era nurse’s uniform based on images of extant garments provided by the client.    This uniform features the removable collar and cuffs and a rounded apron. This uniform is headed…

Silk drawn bonnets

I recently completed four silk drawn bonnets for Lowell Mill National Historic Park in Massachusetts. Two were trimmed and two were plain. These bonnets are for their historic interpreter program.