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I have got most of my children patterns of ebay, there is quitr a few on there or try simplicity site, there not totally authentic but if you know what your doing then you can change it quite simply, what type of pattern are you looking 4.have a look at my site i have a dress on there for a child,fo...
thank you, i thought it was what i thought but i think when you start re-enactments and new to 1 era you dont give much thought to other periods straight away iam amazed at the information i have gathered in such a small space of time...
- Sat Sep 02, 2006 12:45 pm
- Forum: Costumes
- Topic: Costume Books recommendations???
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i woulod like to expain my buisness to what costumes i make i do 19th century at moment but would like to do 16 17,18. i would like some recommendations on books that would help me research what materials and styles there would of been. i know there would be quite a few but all will be greatfully re...
- Thu Aug 31, 2006 3:36 pm
- Forum: 1810-1900
- Topic: Marriage in the 19th century.
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In the 19th century Britain women were expected to marry and have children. however, there was in fact a shortage of available men. Census figures for the period reveal there were far more women than men. There were three main reasons why women outnumbered men. The mortality rate for boys was far hi...
Hi all, iam new to the site, but thought i would share a little of what i know with you all and gain some new information myself. It is estimated that 750 women disguised themselves as men and fought in the American Civil War. Mary Owens served for eighteen months using the name John Evans. Satronia...