There's something truly magical about delving into the world of Live Action Role-Playing (LARP) and creating medieval-inspired clothing.
It's a sewing-journey that transports us back in time, allowing us to immerse ourselves in the rich tapestry of history while unleashing our creativity in ways we never thought possible.
In the heart of the Victorian era, spanning from 1837 to 1901, emerged a fashion accessory that not only served as protection against the cold but also stood as a symbol of elegance and social status: the Victorian muff.
This lush and meticulously crafted accessory made a striking appearance in the affluent society and swiftly became an iconic feature of the fashion trends of that era.
Today: heavenly warm for your hands and a pleasure to create one yourself!
The allure of Renaissance dresses is a trip back in time, where opulence, grace, and intricate detailing defined fashion. In this blog post, we'll explore the timeless elegance of Renaissance dresses, with a special focus on the exquisite Burda 6398 pattern.
Marga has shared her insights, along with an impressive collection of 80 pictures documenting her process, in three blogs, offering a treasure trove of guidance for fellow sewing enthusiasts. (You can find her detailed instructions and images on the BERNINA blog.)
During the late 16th and early 17th centuries, a fashion phenomenon swept across Europe known as the "millstone collar" craze. These collars, resembling large, ornate ruffs around the neck, became an iconic symbol of wealth, status, and elegance during that time.
In this blog: how to make a Ruff collar and why :>)
In a world captivated by the rush of modernity, there exists a timeless allure in crafting vintage clothing, exquisite bags, and the perfect hats reminiscent of bygone eras. The art of tailoring garments to fit flawlessly, the richness in detail adorning vintage bags, and the unmatched elegance of hats from past centuries invoke a sense of nostalgia and sophistication. Let's delve into the enchantment of recreating these treasures from yesteryears.
It will be bloody perfect to use real Vintage Chanel buttons for your DIY couture-garment. But how to recognize these beautiful buttons-jewels? 'Buttons-jewels' says it all: most real authentic Chanel buttons are really jewels !
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All about creating your own Chanel-Style jacket, Chanel-lovers information, Historic Costumes, Couture & Sewing book reviews and tutorials.