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The prime of Madam Jeen Snellflort - Tallis Steelyard

Some people seem to not so much live their lives as to be passengers in them, carried along at the convenience of somebody else. One such person was Madam Jeen Snellflort. 335 more words


Goodbye AskTheBigot, Hello Them Before Us

We lost the marriage battle because we got a few critical things wrong.  

First, we thought that studies, logic and tradition would be enough. The reality is that none of that holds a candle to the persuasive power of… 1,394 more words

Gay Marriage

18th-c. stays are Totally Done!

Well, it’s been a long while since I last posted an update on anything, particularly about the last project I was working on. My 18th century project kind of ran into a wall. 224 more words

Crepe Jersey

Introducing 6750 Crepe Jersey. This is a light weight viscose 4-way stretch from one of Italy’s finest jersey mills.

Crepe by definition possesses a textured or grained-like surface. 163 more words


Historical Sew Fortnightly or Monthly #0 Part 2

Hey There,

It is week three of the new year and I have finally finished the first HSF project on my list: 18th century stays. Well…it was definitely a learning experience. 893 more words

Historic Garments

Historical Sew Fortnightly Or Monthly #0 Part 1

Hey There,

Time to start one of my requirements in my costume intensive work. I have decided to take on The Dreamstress’s Historical Sew Fortnightly 2013. 512 more words

Historic Garments