Children with curled hair
Carte de visite by W. Morgenbier of Sheboygan, Wis. A pair of children with intricately curled hair, likely sister and brother, pose for the photographer. The boy gently touches the girls forearm. She grasps a china doll in her right arm. This image may not be reproduced by any means without permission.
Civil War Work Dress
I made this Civil War dress from Past Patterns Fitted Bodice pattern. The skirt is four panels wide. I trimmed the neck with some tiny lace...
Child's dress, 1860-70, at the Museu Nacional do Traje e da Moda. Dimensions: height: 58 cm, shoulder width: 30 cm, sleeve length: 27 cm. See: http://www.matriznet.dgpc.pt/MatrizNet/Objectos/ObjectosConsultar.aspx?IdReg=48465
Our family tries to shop as frugally as we can, but purchasing the cottage & traveling to-and fro between homes has made this an even bigger necessity. Convenience foods can seem "cheap and easy" at the time, but what a deception! Lacking in nutrition and sustenance, too often we're left hungry and out of $10+ (which could've been spent on "staple" ingredients for homemade (tastier) snacks. Here's what I try to do: *Freeze breadstick and pizza dough *Make pancakes the night before, then…
Mid 1800s toddler and girl's pinifore dresses.
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Civil War Gown for Lydia
Just when you think you can't take anymore of certain time period/ project, a new one pops up to refresh and renew you. Isn't it awesome how that works out? I was terribly weary of making adult 1860's clothes and when a reenacting gentleman of our acquaintance brought up the possibility of me making a dress for his daughter, I was more than happy to leap at the opportunity. It was a quick little project to work up, but nonetheless fun. We did a quickie pattern drape last week and Lydia went…
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