Making a Pink Sateen Ball Gown, 1860’s Inspired, Part Three

It’s taken me two months but I finally have another post about making my 1860’s ball gown! I’ve already showed the process of making the bodice and sleeves, and today i’ll be going through the first steps in making the matching skirt. The skirt wasn’t hard to make, it’s just massive so every step involved in making … Continue reading Making a Pink Sateen Ball Gown, 1860’s Inspired, Part Three

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. The portrait of her wearing it can be seen here, and the actual dress can be seen here. I’m pretty sure that’s the same dress, but … Continue reading Making a Pink Sateen Ball Gown, 1860’s Inspired, Part One

Completed Work

This page is undergoing construction – I apologize for any broken links, I’m doing my best to get them resolved soon. … 1890’s Day Dress, the “Pumpkin” Gown … 1830’s Plaid, Pleated, Dress … 18th Century “Undress” Costume … Sybil Inspired Edwardian Ensemble … Pink Sateen Ball Gown, 1860’s  … Cycling Costume, 1890’s … Plaid … Continue reading Completed Work