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Bizarre Fashion Trends from History: Paul Poiret "Lampshade Skirts"

Once again, I haven’t had very much time to sew lately, I’m having trouble accessing the supplies I need, so my progress is kind of halted at the moment! 673 more words




I do not know much about the launch Ozone other than Harold Kidd has commented previously that there were 2 launches built named Ozone & the above is the one built by Percy McIntosh in Whangarei in 1914 for Harold Vipond for the Auckland-Wade River trade but which Vipond took north to the Bay of Islands in 1925 or perhaps a tad earlier for game-fishing. 64 more words


1919 Ivory Eyelet Dress (HSF #7)

I have a three evening gowns from the 1920s, but only two daytime ensembles. For summer events from the Ragtime dance period and the 1920s in general, I wanted a new addition in the daywear lineup, so I kept my eyes open while out shopping for other projects. 519 more words


The Wreck of the Reeves (Revisited)

A year ago I posted an unidentified photograph in the Clarkson Museum of a spectacular accident in which a bridge apparently collapsed under the weight of a threshing machine: 933 more words


Thirty-sixth annual commencement: "Do not lose faith."

Robert Russa Moton assumed the helm as president of Tuskegee Institute after Booker T. Washington‘s death. The first commencement over which Moton presided took place on 26 May 1917. 68 more words


The mad rush towards Costume College - a Bubblegum Titanic Dress

So I’m going to Costume College for the first time this year!

So of course that means I want shiny new outfits (even though it’s not like people have seen my current stuff, since I don’t go to many events). 538 more words


Tilly Losch

Tilly Losch (1903-1975), born Ottilie Ethel Leopoldine Losch in Vienna, Austria into a Jewish family, she was a dancer, choreographer, actress and painter who lived and worked for most of her life in the United States and United Kingdom. 19 more words