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On December 13, 2012, Posted by , In Blog, With No Comments

Welcome 2013! From Downton Abbey era patterns and vintage repros from the 20s, 30s and 40s to Custom Suits. Fill all your historical clothing needs right here.

Order Backlog – READ ME!

On December 6, 2012, Posted by , In Blog, With No Comments

Whew!  It’s been an interesting couple of months! “Interesting” in the sense of the Chinese curse.  Which is not so much fun. By now you may have heard we moved.  We are now fully operational in our new location.  The trouble is it took a full two months to get…

Golden Age of Travel — Unbiased Bias

On May 29, 2012, Posted by , In Blog,Golden Age of Travel, tagged in ,,, , With 5 Comments

Wherein Kass shows how to make a bias-cut 1930s dress without sewing anything on the bias.

Golden Age of Travel — 1920s underwear

The Golden Age of Travel blog returns with a discussion of the myths about the ideal 1920s figure and 1920s underwear — what to wear under your flapper dress!

Golden Age of Travel Dream Birthday — Wardrobe Planning Week Five

Week Five.  I still need: 11 10 formal evening gowns 4 2 semi-formal dinner dresses 15 14 day dresses or ensembles 3 suits But you know what we haven’t done?  Coats!  This is no Caribbean cruise, RH fans.  Crossing the North Atlantic on a ship that averages 26 knots requires a coat….

A New Podcast! We’re BAAAAAAAACK!

On February 27, 2012, Posted by , In Blog, tagged in ,,,,,,,,, , With No Comments

Wherein we apologize for being so long between updates and talk about interesting stuff.

Golden Age of Travel Dream Birthday — The Ideal Figure

Kass breaks the preconceived notion of the “ideal figure” in the 1910s, 20s and 30s.

Golden Age of Travel Dream Birthday — Wardrobe Planning Week Two

Find out what Kass makes in Week Two of her Dream Birthday travel wardrobe construction.

Golden Age of Travel Dream Birthday — Wardrobe Planning Week One

Kass figures out how many outfits she needs for her Birthday Trip Wardrobe and how many weeks it is until the ship sails. Wow!

Golden Age of Travel Dream Birthday — A Bit of Ship’s History

On February 16, 2012, Posted by , In Blog,Golden Age of Travel, tagged in ,,,, , With 5 Comments

Some history of the Queen Mary 2, the original Queen Mary and…. Queen Mary.