The Beauty Berry dress

This gorgeous Brooks dress was a custom order for one of my lovely clients in Texas. It features fabric piping details and a button front closure for ease of dressing oneself. The fabric is a cotton replica of a period…

The American South Dress

This mid 19th century sturdy work dress is an amalgamation of several homespun dresses prominent in the Southern part of the United States from about 1840 to 1870. Inspired by these original gowns, our American South dress is made of…

Workwoman’s Guide Dress

I recently put together this 1840s era work dress based on drawings from the Workwoman’s Guide by a Lady. I used pattern #017 by Saundra Ros Altman of Past Patterns. The Workwoman’s Guide refers to the cut of this dress…

1840s-1850s era work dress

This 1840s-1850s era work dress is a custom made version of our American South dress with apron. It is headed to Historic Exchange Place in Kingsport, Tennessee to be worn by their Junior Apprentices. Fore more information about our American…