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11 articles tagged as costume

detailsofpaintings: Heinrich von Angeli, Portrait of Grand Duchess Maria Feodorovna (detail) c. 1874

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(via Achieving the Edwardian silhouette – but how? | Atelier Nostalgia) This is really good stuff – Edwardian is a bit too “modern” for my interests but it’s a wonderful look at how different underpinnings change how you look and the authenticity of your outfit.  

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miyuli: After posting my Black Tie and White Tie notes here’re my Regency evening dress notes. Hope they can be useful. Tell me if I got anything wrong.

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duchessofpowderedwigs: Some 18th century outfits from 1760s to 1790s. This is gorgeous.

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littlelimpstiff14u2: One of the many Styles of Model and Corset maker Koseatra Tumblr

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On twitter (Yes, I do that, too…I use twitter to update my face book status) I am debating whether I want to sew a pretty red dress in case I need a new pretty dress (My black one might have to be repaired…and every time I wear the black one, I get lots of compliments, so I want to…well, save it for when I want to look extra good!) for Ice Dragon (http://www.ice-dragon.info/) OR, …

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Saturday, I went to an SCA event for my shire, Melee on the Mount. When I woke up (and I woke early…I wanted to be there by 9:00, so I woke only shortly after I would have normally to go to work.) the same storm that had made me wakeful since 5:00 was still going on, and I knew that my family would think I was crazy to get up and go to an …

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It will not surprise you to hear that I took advantage of the Butterick and McCall 4.99 a pattern sales. The McCall one I stumbled upon by accident…I went to the site to see how much fabric a doublet would need, and found that all their patterns were on sale. The Butterick one day sale I heard about through email. Today, I receive an email offering all Vogue patterns for 5.99. I thought, “So …

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Nope, no writing yesterday after all, I worked on the Templar event that’s coming to campus. It is a ton of work, but it promises to be amazing. I did read a bit of Water’s Edge last night, editing while I did so. I started writing it three years ago, now, wanting to create something epic and beautiful and very deeply magic. At that point I’d not completed a fully other world fantasy book, …

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Gloomy Monday. The world is dark and dingy. I usually love dark weather, especially when it gets all ominous with rain, and beats down on the tin roof, but this has a filthiness to it, when you go outside you feel hot and even a little greasy. I want a good, steady rain, not a wash out, something that will heal the dry earth, something I can run outside in. I was surprised to …

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