Tag: 1800s

Operation NewOldHouse: It Gets Better!

NB: Intro, Part 1, Part 2 If you have been following along on our journey thus far, it’s likely you’ve found the saga of NewOldHouse rather depressing. The amount of work and stress that went into the property in the … Read More

My Library: Costume in Detail 1730-1930

Another library book I fell in love with and eventually had to get my own copy. Nancy Bradfield’s 1968 book is true to it’s title. Her black and white detailed drawings record construction, fastenings, and textures of actual garments spanning … Read More