This Victorian negligée belongs to the collection of Espoo City Museum. It is a wonderful piece with lace, ruffles and pintucks.
I got to study this mid-1890s dress with huge leg-o-mutton sleeves thanks to Espoo City Museum and its curator Suvi Kettula.
The last part of my Finnish Iron Age costume is the peplos dress. It took me 6 months to construct the whole thing. Now it comes together!
ollecting a set of suitable bronze, brass and silver jewellery that is based on archaeological finds in Finland. These will be an important part of my Finnish Iron-Age costume.
I made a metal spiral decorated Iron Age Finnish woman's apron for my Iron Age Finnish costume I'm slowly constructing.
I sewed an Iron Age dress that a Finnish woman would have worn under her peplos and apron. This dress works also for the Medieval era.
I made an Edwardian evening gown in a day to join a turn-of-the-century manor house weekend.
I made my daughter a late Victorian or an Edwardian bathing suit to match the bathing costume I made for myself last year.
I bought an Edwardian bodice and replicated it for my daughter. With a simple skirt and some accessories she now has a full outfit.
I made a late-Victorian/Edwardian man’s trousers and a waistcoat.