An 1860s sheer ball gown

It is nearing the end of summer in the American South and the sweltering heat has me thinking of Fall and a new ball gown. I am putting the bodice together now. I have chosen a semi sheer “linen colored”…

Silk drawn bonnet

Here is my latest custom commission- a mid 19th century partial mourning bonnet. It is made of 100% grey shot silk with handmade lavender floral trim and went to a very kind lady in Kansas. Enjoy!