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Doin’ de Gheyn – Volume IX

Progress! Knees! With Pictures!

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YO Canada! Your postal workers are coming back! So we’re SHIPPING FREE!

Really! Honest! NOW INCLUDING FREE STUFF FOR CANADIANS!

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Quick and Easy Bias Tape

Robin shows you the fastest way to make a lot of bias tape.

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Doin’ de Gheyn – Volume VIII

Wherein Bob discovers that his breeches are pants.

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CanadaPost suspended because of labor action

If you are a Canadian customer waiting for an order, please be aware that Canada Post has suspended operations because of the labour dispute. We apologize that there is nothing we can do to get your merchandise to you until the strike is over.

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Note to our Canadian customers!

Strike while the iron is...well, THAT metaphor broke quickly.

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Steampunk World’s Fair picture post

Much fun was had by all. Look there are even pictures!

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Steampunky Goodness!

Wherein Bob takes stuff off the shelf and modifies the hell out of it for Steampunk World's Fair!

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Doin’ de Gheyn – Volume VII

Wherein Bob ruminates about frippery.

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Doin’ de Gheyn – Volume VI

Bob has cut, Bob has threaded a needle. See if he sews his Breeches to his trousers!

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Doin’ de Gheyn – Volume V

Wherein Bob (with Robin's supervision) actually... ...wait for it... ...CUTS FABRIC AND SEWS STUFF.

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The three hour skirt

Robin tries out one of the new teens patterns...but it doesn't turn out quite as easy as she thinks it should.

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Doin’ de Gheyn, Vol. 4

Wherein Bob gets measured and finds out something...unfortunate.

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This is why you should ALWAYS read the directions…

Just sit right back and you'll hear a tale, A tale of a great "OH SHIT" That started yesterday afternoon while sewing I did sit...

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Doin’ de Gheyn – Vol 3

Wherein Bob rises from the ashes with de Gheyn on the brain.

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A day of win

Check out Robin's shiny new toys, and a gratuitous picture of Preston.

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New website. New team member. New blog.

As you can see, there are a lot of new things happening here at Reconstructing History. Keep your eyes glued to this spot (or subscribe to our RSS feed) to find out what!

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Doin’ de Gheyn – Vol 2

Wherein is explored fabric and embellishment options, with exciting opportunities for audience participation. Bob waxes poetically about who de Gheyn was painting, and just what colour would best bring out his eyes.

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Doin’ De Gheyn – Vol 1

Bob designs his De Gheyn Musketeer outfit using RH111. How many bright colours can he get in one outfit? Mixed with some classic Bob humor.

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Doin’ De Gheyn — the prep

Hold on to your socks! He's at it again! That crazy Bob tests RH111

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Fire in Cairo — The Wrap Up

The final photos of how Mistress Kass looked as she made her grand entrance at Belividere Victorian Days in Belvidere, NJ 2010.

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Fire in Cairo — Arrival Outfit — Part Four – the skirts

Riding habits are for riding, so what do you do with all the extra skirt when you get off a horse? Here Kass will show you!

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Fire in Cairo — Arrival Outfit — Part Three point Five – more fitting

Sleevils, we all suffer from them. When does a set of sleeves ever go in right the first time? Herein Kass battles her sleevils and emerges victorious!

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Fire in Cairo — Arrival Outfit — Part Two – the assembly

Kass assembles her Riding Jacket pieces.

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Fire in Cairo — Arrival Outfit — Part Three – the fitting

Fitting! Kass fits her Riding habit. Patterns are made for an "ideal" shape and it is always necessary to fit them to your personal perfection. Kass shares how she fits her Riding Habit Jacket, and the back too no less. The back is always the hardest part. Significant others listen up! This is how you help your costumer!

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