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    List of Costuming Events

    Where to wear historical fashion: List of costuming events in Germany and Europe focussing on the late Victorian and early Edwardian period.

  • Title: Easy Pattern Adjustments for Better Fit - The Walkaway Dress. Pattern Cover of Butterick Retro B4790 and the dress Ruffles & Steam made with it.

    Make the 1950s Walkaway Dress actually fit

    Ever since the reprint of Buttericks famous 1952 Walkaway dress came out as B4790, retro loving sewists have been crazy about the easy looking concept of a symmetrical wrap dress. But as I recently learned, the new pattern is not…

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    Making an 1890s Up- Cycling Sweater

    Like every costumer, vintage lover, steampunk and sewing person interested in Victorian and Edwardian Fashion I came across the infamous cycling sweater from the MET collection. That obviously resulted in a "I NEED THAT" reaction which let to "I want…