It’s easy to turn store-bought hook and eye closures into hook and bar closures. In this short tutorial I’ll show you how to make a DIY hook and bar closure.
Hook and eyes and hook and bars are a great way to fasten your garments: I use them on skirt waistbands, as vintage dress closure together with snaps instead of a zipper closure (picture below) and as secure and historical accurate closure for my Victorian bodices. Continue reading Bend Eyes Into Bars – DIY Hook And Bar Closure
Count down the days until Easter Sunday 2018 with 31 free Easter and spring craft tutorials and Easter recipes.
Each day a new Easter recipe, Easter craft or sewing tutorial, or a post about Victorian and Edwardian Easter customs and traditions awaits you on my blog. Stop by every day to open a new door and find out what’s behind it waiting for you! The Countdown starts on March 1 and ends on March 31.
Follow me on instagram for behind the scenes and sneak peeks. Continue reading Easter Countdown 2018 – 30 Free Easter Craft Tutorials And Recipes
Yay! My 750th blog post! 😀 To celebrate it, I’m sharing my 30 favorite blog post of 2017 with you.
My 30+ Favorite DIY Crafts, Recipes & Refashions + Why
Blog post are in random order.
I finally found a drink that isn’t too acidic to be colored with ph-sensitive natural red cabbage food coloring. Yay! 😀 Continue reading 750th Blog Post! + My 30 Favorite Blog Posts
I haven’t shown you pictures of my DIY Edwardian boudoir slippers yet. Continue reading DIY Stockings & Edwardian Boudoir Slippers
Some years ago I sewed this 1950s-style dress with taffeta fabric which is embroidered with white roses. Continue reading 1950s White Taffeta Dress
After turning old leggings into thigh-high stockings and a knit shirt into knee socks, I now saved old, holey tights and stockings. It’s an easy and quick refashion! Continue reading Save Old, Holey Tights & Stockings – Refashion Tutorial