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Corset Cover

I bought I late-Victorian corset cover. As I have previously established here and here I have a bit of a weakness for Victorian underwear as I tend to feel guilty leaving it amongst the 1980s polyester “vintage”. 206 more words

Museums And Research

Apricot Glacé 1920s Envelope Chemise

This garment is quite a departure for me in terms of historical period. It’s 1920s. Common wisdom says that only tall, slender, boyishly figured women can carry off the 1920s silhouette. 1,365 more words

Historical Sew Monthly

Excavating The Basement

With the gravel and topsoil scraped and piled and the concrete steps (found under the side deck) split horizontally and pushed to the back yard (to save the trouble of landfilling) for a future fire pit we began excavation for the addition basement. 347 more words

New Old House