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Making a Pink Sateen Ball Gown, 1860's Inspired, Part One

Today i’m blogging about another bodice that I have in progress. This one is based on one of my favorite 19th century dresses, which was worn by Countess Anna von Hallwyl in 1865. 1,766 more words

The Making Of

what's ringin' our belle...round 51

It is spring ball season belles…

Time to freshen the frocks

We all know that apple cider vinegar is good for us…but we didn’t know it was… 59 more words

What's Ringin' Our Belle

On the up? Or slipping down?

Last night my dreams returned to one of my recurring themes: returning to school.

I am a university dropout. Not just once but twice. As a straight A student at school who saw myself as an academic, these experiences shook my very image of myself and, almost twenty years later, I have still not mad peace with this. 386 more words


The Buttercup Ball and the 1895 evening gown

A long overdue post on a rather splendid ball we attended in London, in December.

The Buttercup Ball was organized by Stuart Marsden ( the dance master for our   495 more words


My thoughts on: Wedding Dress Shopping

April 12, 2016

Hello Beauties,

I’ve had this post sitting in drafts for about 5 days now and I though, “Hey it’s time to write this.”  I recently got engaged (yay!!) and our wedding date is set for July 21, 2017.  302 more words


Heaving Bosoms...

With blue painted eyes hid behind the mask

She certainly looked mysterious

Waving her fan of fine damask

She became quite flirtatious

Her flimsy dress a dash too frivolous… 34 more words

The Daily Post

#BeautifulDoll Dress Has #Free #SewingPattern @ ChellyWood.com

This is the dress Lady Montague will be wearing in my Barbie/dolly version of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet. If you’d like to see a preview of my upcoming stop-motion video of the Shakespearean classic tragedy, … 155 more words

Romeo & Juliet