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What Cheer Day: Emotional Goals and Historical Content

I think about three or four things most of the time: food, sex, museums, and clothes. That seems pretty adequate, but from time to time I am forced to consider intersections between these rather broad topics. 605 more words

Living History

Viking Dress (part 4)

Now that the green apron dress is done (well, except for decoration, but for now I’ll accept “wearable”), let’s focus on the other two pieces. We left them both mostly complete. 685 more words


Viking Dress (Part 3 - Finishing Green Apron Dress)

Where did we leave off? Ah yes. Making loops.

Loops and loops and loops and oh hey, more loops!! In the end, we get the above. 496 more words


A Tisket, A Tasket: What Basket?

Nancy had a great question: What did middle class ladies use to carry their shopping?

But here’s the thing: they didn’t carry the shopping, because they didn’t do the shopping– not the big shopping, anyway. 332 more words

Living History

New 1860's Dress

Well I am back at long last! I do apologize for the very long wait! A lot of things have changed since I’ve last spoken with y’all! 320 more words

Chloe's Cottage

Mop It Up

Mrs. Boice is at it again, folks: you can register now for a workshop in just a few weeks where you can learn more than you thought you’d ever want to know about getting ready for winter, laundry, caps, games, and dancing. 92 more words

Living History