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by The YE Olde Costume Maker
Thu Sep 14, 2006 10:27 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: Childrens victorian costume
Replies: 6
Views: 2630

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...
by The YE Olde Costume Maker
Sat Sep 09, 2006 9:16 am
Forum: Costumes
Topic: Bum rolls
Replies: 26
Views: 3719

The YE Olde Costume Maker wrote:yet bustle pillows sell well. well i seem to sell a lot of them.
Perhaps they thought it was a bum deal.......... lol
by The YE Olde Costume Maker
Sat Sep 09, 2006 9:15 am
Forum: Costumes
Topic: Bum rolls
Replies: 26
Views: 3719

The YE Olde Costume Maker wrote:yet bustle pillows sell well. well i seem to sell a lot of them.
Perhaps they thought it was a bum deal.......... lol
by The YE Olde Costume Maker
Fri Sep 08, 2006 11:55 am
Forum: Costumes
Topic: Bum rolls
Replies: 26
Views: 3719

yet bustle pillows sell well. well i seem to sell a lot of them.
by The YE Olde Costume Maker
Wed Sep 06, 2006 10:28 am
Forum: Costumes
Topic: Bum rolls
Replies: 26
Views: 3719

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...
by The YE Olde Costume Maker
Wed Sep 06, 2006 10:20 am
Forum: Costumes
Topic: CHEAP BEADED TRIM??
Replies: 6
Views: 1257

lol LADY!!!! I WANT BEADED TRIM DROPLETS ETC NO FURRY THINGS.
by The YE Olde Costume Maker
Tue Sep 05, 2006 9:50 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: Bum rolls
Replies: 26
Views: 3719

hi all iam very new to the site and living history, i do more the 19th century myself but iam curious to what a bum roll is???? my first thought is like a bustle pillow?
by The YE Olde Costume Maker
Tue Sep 05, 2006 9:43 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: CHEAP BEADED TRIM??
Replies: 6
Views: 1257

iam lloking for dangly beading glass and plastic even on braiding.... thank you very much for your replys...
by The YE Olde Costume Maker
Tue Sep 05, 2006 12:15 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: Costume Books recommendations???
Replies: 5
Views: 936

thank you all for your recommendations willget buying
by The YE Olde Costume Maker
Mon Sep 04, 2006 3:22 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: Laughing Moon shirts
Replies: 0
Views: 500

Laughing Moon shirts

Has anyone else had trouble doing the placket on the Laughing Moon Shirt Pattern... if so how did you over come... :? :?
by The YE Olde Costume Maker
Sun Sep 03, 2006 3:19 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: 18th century - wow
Replies: 8
Views: 2129

ALl the above ^^^^ look fab
by The YE Olde Costume Maker
Sun Sep 03, 2006 3:17 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: Costume Books recommendations???
Replies: 5
Views: 936

Thank you
by The YE Olde Costume Maker
Sat Sep 02, 2006 12:45 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: Costume Books recommendations???
Replies: 5
Views: 936

Costume Books recommendations???

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...
by The YE Olde Costume Maker
Thu Aug 31, 2006 3:36 pm
Forum: 1810-1900
Topic: Marriage in the 19th century.
Replies: 0
Views: 1063

Marriage in the 19th century.

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...
by The YE Olde Costume Maker
Tue Aug 29, 2006 4:09 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: CHEAP BEADED TRIM??
Replies: 6
Views: 1257

CHEAP BEADED TRIM??

IAM LOOKING FOR A GOOD SOURCE FOR BEADED TRIMA GOOD WHOLSALER PREF INTERNET DUE TO LOCATION. ANY HELP IS A GREAT THANKS.
by The YE Olde Costume Maker
Tue Aug 29, 2006 4:05 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: Cheap silk source?
Replies: 20
Views: 3213

HERE A COUPLE http://www.efabrics.co.uk/ http://www.hillsidetextiles.co.uk/hillsidecgi-bin/hillsideselector.pl?C=HILLSIDE&P=SELECTOR&USERNAME=trade&PSWD=hillside http://www.cheapfabrics.co.uk/thestore/index.php/cPath/87 http://www.jaskwear.com/cgi-bin/shop.pl?act=showprod&cat=1&i...
by The YE Olde Costume Maker
Tue Aug 29, 2006 3:53 pm
Forum: 1810-1900
Topic: women at war
Replies: 4
Views: 1733

This is very true, how ever the percentage was low, i was suprised at how high it actually was..
by The YE Olde Costume Maker
Tue Aug 29, 2006 11:00 am
Forum: 1810-1900
Topic: women at war
Replies: 4
Views: 1733

women at war

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...

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