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…

1850s Autumn jacket

This 1850s era wool jacket was styled after an original lady’s denim jacket in the Met. Made of 100% wool yarn dyed homespun with cotton lining, this jacket is just enough to keep the chill away during crisp Autumn evenings.…