Romantic Era bonnet

A pretty Romantic Era straw bonnet found on Ebay. It’s truly in exceptional condition. Here is the seller’s description (from New York): Authentic Victorian Straw Bonnet. This straw bonnet is “as found” with nothing added to it. Natural straw color with satin ribbons.…

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.    

1830s sheer dress and cap

This project is for a client who previously ordered an Regency era gown and chemisette and found herself in need of a Romantic Era gown as well! I was very excited to find someone who shares my LOVE OF SHEER…

A linen corded petticoat

I recently completed a linen corded petticoat for a living historian in New York. I have made several corded petticoats over the years and have come to the conclusion that linen is the ideal fiber for this style of petticoat!…