Ballad of the homespun dress

This circa 1862 song originates from North Carolina and was written by Carrie Bell Sinclair. It demonstrates the patriotism found on the home front of the American South during the American Civil War. It is currently in the collection at North Carolina…

Civil War era day dress

We recently completed an 1860s era gown with matching straw bonnet for a client headed to an anniversary event this summer. This gown is based upon our Godey dress and features vintage ribbon trim. The bonnet is our ML6 (Straw bonnet).…