Historical Portfolio

1907 Edwardian Dress

1907 Edwardian dress I loved this dress in my Costumes in Detail book by Nancy Bradfield and was shocked to find aView full post »

1885 Empress of Walmart Victorian Bustle Gown

I’ve dreamed of making a bustle era dress for some time but didn’t want to spend a ton on period silk.View full post »

1770’s Robe a la Polonaise

My first 1770s – 1780s Robe a la Polonaise in silk. The start: The silk was a find from Forsyth Fabrics in AtlantaView full post »

Dolores Abernathy’s Blue Dress

Oh Delores! Always getting into trouble and trying to become more than just a simple rancher’s daughter. HBO’View full post »

1920’s Flamingo Flapper

Made from a discontinued 1920’a costume pattern (Butterick b4093) and peach satin, pearl trim and lace all fromView full post »

1860’s Green Silk Walking Dress

Over 16 yards of green duponi silk went into this dress made from Simplicity 4510. I also had a hard time finding enoughView full post »

The Famous “Walkabout Dress” made from Butterick 4790

This dress is derived from the re-issued vintage Butterick 4790: The Walkabout dress. Legend has it that you can startView full post »

League of their Own Uniform

I love the movie “A League of Their Own”. It was one of my favorite movies from childhood. Tom Hanks, GenaView full post »

Gone with the Wind Scarlett’s Curtain Dress

I had to recreate one of the most iconic dresses in film history! I used the discontinued pattern Butterick 4051 as aView full post »

Gone with the Wind Scarlett’s Portrait Gown

This dress is from a portrait of Scarlett in the scene where Rhett throws a wine glass at the picture in anger. TheView full post »

1800-1820 Regency Ball Gown

I was fortunate to have the honor of dancing with the Atlanta Baroque Dancec company for a Regency ball in 2013. I had aView full post »

1860’s mourning dress

This dress was made for the “Ghostly Dinner” at the Athenaeum in Columbia, TN. It is a yearly fundraiserView full post »

Princess Kate and Prince William in Royal Wedding Attire

This was thrown together for the 2011 Dragon*Con Zombie Prom. After the royal wedding, I thought it would be fun toView full post »

1950’s yellow prom dress

This dress was created for my 1950’s Murder Mystery Engagement Party. It is based on Frenchy’s beautifulView full post »

Pink 1860’s Organza Ball Gown

The skirt from this gown was borrowed from my Kaylee dress (from the short lived TV series “Firefly” andView full post »

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