I made a pair of iron age or Viking age shoes out of leather. This is the first step when I delve into a new era of historical dress!
I made matching t-shirts for my son and my husband. Also a lot of chat about our recent road trip to Lappland, featuring reindeer!
Käsitöitä ja pukuja -lehti jakoi vuonna 1918 lääkärin neuvoja espanjantaudin hoitamiseen. Juuri itsenäistyneessä Suomessa influenssa lisäsi kaaosta.
History bounding means wearing history-inspired garments as part of your everyday outfits. Thrift store treasures can be easily combined with garments you have sewn yourself.
Here is the list of my most successful projects from the year 2019. There is quite a lot of variation from historical costumes to e-textiles!
How my sewing plans for 2019 turned out? The first part of the 2019 review series looks back to my original plans and compares them to the actual makes.
This morning we woke up and the ground was white. I can hardly believe that we have snow at the beginning of November! Anyway, it was a perfect photo opportunity so I dressed up in my Victorian-inspired costume and headed outside. I threw on my Girasole shawl I knitted 10 years ago and it kept me warm. I have been wearing this Truly Victorian 1898 walking skirt a lot this autumn. It is super warm and comfortable and I love the long skirt swishing behind me. A few weeks ago I added a dark grey braid to protect the edge of the hem from wear. I realised that the Gertie…