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Planning for a Picnic: New Regency Accessories

Our little group of regency picnickers has decided to get together again this June, so I am trying to use the deadline to motivate me to sew some new regency accessories. Black Snail's Sleeveless Spencer I bought all the regency era Black Snail patterns during a sale awhile back, but have yet to use them.… Continue reading Planning for a Picnic: New Regency Accessories

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Quick and Thrifty 18th C. Garters: A Tutorial and Short History

Before the advent of such conveniences as pantyhose (the 1960s) and rubber elastic (the 1820s), how did folks hold their hose up? For after all, hose were originally more like what we now call "stockings" or "knee-highs", two individual legs with little natural ability to hold themselves up. As some humans migrated to colder parts… Continue reading Quick and Thrifty 18th C. Garters: A Tutorial and Short History