Monthly Archives: March 2018

Naturally Green Wheatgrass Pudding – Vegan

Naturally Green Wheatgrass Pudding

This naturally green pudding is colored with homegrown wheatgrass! The pudding tastes a bit like matcha pudding but it’s much cheaper – matcha powder is so expensive! Wheatgrass has many health benefits: it’s an excellent source of chlorophyll, vitamin A, C and E. Wheatgrass is a natural antioxidant and detoxifier, it cleanses the liver and blood. Continue reading Naturally Green Wheatgrass Pudding – Vegan

#artdecoapril – 1920s & 1930s Historical Costuming Instagram Challenge

Artdecoapril Instagram 1920s 1930s Historical Costuming Challenge April 2018

I’m hosting my first instagram challenge! Yay! 😀 I love instagram sewing and historical costuming challenges; they are great to meet like-minded people!

#artdecoapril is a month-long instagram challenge for the art deco period (the 1920s & 1930s).


How do I participate?

To participate, post a photo inspired by the daily prompt and tag @lina_sewhistorically and #artdecoapril. You can pick anything from the art deco period (1920s & 1930s): handmade 1920s/ 1930s dresses and accessories, original garments, makeup & hairstyles, recipes, history tidbits, paintings, photographs, movies … You can interpret the daily prompt in any way you like. Continue reading #artdecoapril – 1920s & 1930s Historical Costuming Instagram Challenge

Edwardian Easter Gifts

Edwardian Easter Gifts

‘Freshness and daintiness are the chief characteristics of attractive Easter gifts, and there is never an occasion when the expenditure of a large amount of money is so unnessary in order to procure a suitable gift. A very little money, the exercise of some taste and the bearing in mind of what the spring festival really means in the sense of the fresh blossoming of nature are the elements needed in the selection of Easter gifts.’ (Los Angeles Herald, 1909) Continue reading Edwardian Easter Gifts

History Of The Easter Egg & Easter Bunny

History Of The Easter Eggs And Easter Bunny
Easter Greetings, 1907


The Edwardian Easter Bunny

‘In Germany, it is the timid hare who is supposed to be responsible for the plentiful supply of brightly coloured Easter eggs so eagerly sought for by the children in all manner of hiding-places. The hare, therefore, plays a very important part in German Easter observances, and representations of the gentle, long-eared little creature are immensely popular. Indeed, they are fast acquiring a firm footing in this country also, and threaten to outrival the charms of the hens, chickens, frogs, and fish that never fail to put in an appearance whenever the glad spring festival is at hand.’ (Every Woman’s Encyclopaedia, 1910-2) Continue reading History Of The Easter Egg & Easter Bunny