My new obsession: Costume Provençal

A few months back, I asked on my Facebook page if any of you had references about the traditional costume worn in Provence. When I was a little girl, my mom brought back half a dozen dolls dressed in various traditional regional costumes of France. The Provençal costume wasn’t part of the bunch, but through…

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Regency gown and spencer

A lot of time has passed since my last blog post, ladies and gentlemen. I have a huge backlog of costumes ins & outs to share, but I decided to not dwell on the past and start fresh with my most recent creation. The backlog will be cleared eventually. I hope so. I was browsing…

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Posted it in my Instagram stories, but I might as well make a full post about it! This year, I only have two costumes on my wishlist: a robe à la française for myself and an embroidered suit for Efdee Cosplay. I have the fabrics, I just need to find time from now until end…

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A Pink Shepherdess

I made a major change to my website today: the blog has been officially moved to the front page! I have decided to go back to my original roots. I started blogging about sewing a long decade ago, but with the emergence of social media, I put blogging on the slow burn and focused on…

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After a too-long forced sewing break, I sat at my sewing machine again and somehow managed to make a complete Regency outfit (including underpinnings!) in less than 2 weeks. I was so hyperfocused sometimes that I’d realise by mid-afternoon that I hadn’t been eating or drinking anything 🤣 I worked with the Regency wardrobe pattern…

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I finished my chemise à la reine just in time for Castlefest! Can’t wait to take ‘real’ pictures next weekend! 😁 I wanted a light and airy costume for warm summer days. Or I was just looking for an excuse to make my version of Marie-Antoinette’s iconic look. This costume is a dream to wear,…

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