Saturday, March 25, 2017

title pic Vote for My Pink Ballgown in the Threads Sewing Competition!

Posted by Edelweiss Patterns on January 28, 2015

Hi Ladies! If you’ve been following my blog for awhile, you probably remember the hand sewn Regency ballgown that I made to wear to the Grand Regency ball at the Jane Austen Festival in late 2013. (You can read all about how I sewed this garment here.)  Well, much to my surprise, this gown has […]

title pic The Gold Silk 1860s Ballgown

Posted by Edelweiss Patterns on September 7, 2014

This time last year I was in England, traveling through Jane Austen country, London, and the Lake District with a gigantic number of costumes in tow.  This year I am thankful to say that my costumes are all neatly stashed in my closet (rather than in suitcases), but I *have* been putting a number of […]

title pic A Civil War Reenactment Outfit

Posted by Edelweiss Patterns on August 31, 2014

This weekend I had the most marvelous time at a Civil War Reenactment at Fort Stevens!  Seeing as I live in the Pacific Northwest, there aren’t as many historical events to attend as if I lived in the South.  So when an event like this one comes along, it is always most exciting! The Fort […]