Make this easy cold cream with only 3 ingredients. A simple & easy recipe from over 100 years ago for a perfect natural homemade moisturizer for today!
Cold cream has a long history: It has been used for 2000 years! This homemade 3-ingredient cold cream is the best historical or modern cold cream recipe I’ve tried so far! 😀 After making it for the first time, I liked it so much that it replaced all my store-bought hand and face creams. I now make it all the time for the whole family! And homemade cold cream is also a perfect gift. Continue reading Homemade 3-Ingredient Cold Cream From 100 Years Ago!
Follow this simple and healthy 12-step morning routine from the Victorian and Edwardian era for a beautiful glowing skin! Continue reading 12-Step Morning Routine – Victorian & Edwardian Beauty
Like today, Victorian and Edwardian women wanted to look beautiful. That’s why they followed a simple natural nighttime skincare routine. Continue reading 5-Step Nighttime Skincare Routine From 100 Years Ago
Inspired by an antique 1920s tennis dress, I made this sporty 1920s dress with hand appliqued bias trim and DIY printed silk scarfs at the back. Continue reading 1920s Mint Green & White Chiffon Dress With Hand Applique
Make homemade flaxseed hair gel! It’s an easy and simple recipe with only two ingredients!
DIY flaxseed hair gel is often used in the curly girl method to define your curls or waves. And flaxseed hair gel also protects your hair from damage. It’s easy and quick to make flaxseed hair gel at home. And what’s best, you only need two ingredients to make flaxseed hair gel! 😀 Continue reading How To Make Flaxseed Hair Gel
For my refashioned crochet tablecloth dress I used two vintage circle cotton crochet tablecloths: One for the circle skirt and one for the kimono sleeve blouse. This is already the third refashion of the crochet tablecloth dress but I finally like how it turned out! 😀 Continue reading Refashioned Crochet Tablecloth Dress
After making an Edwardian cotton wash dress a couple of years ago, I now made another Edwardian cotton dress. 😀 It’s an early Edwardian dress with a separate bodice & skirt, tucks at the front and pintucks at the back of the bodice, wide bishop sleeves and a tulip skirt with a wide hem circumference and a ruffle at the bottom. As always I used a self-drafted pattern based on antique Edwardian sewing patterns and made the dress as historically accurate as possible. Continue reading Edwardian Blue Polka Dot Cotton Dress
A couple of years ago I made two plain Edwardian petticoats. But one of the petticoats wasn’t 100% historically correct and the other (longer) petticoat hadn’t enough width around the hem. So I decided to give both petticoats a makeover because the fabric was still good and strong. Continue reading 2 Edwardian Petticoat Makeover
I’ve always wanted to have an 18th century embroidered stomacher and now I actually made two! 😀 One of my 18th century stomachers is hand-embroidered and the other is machine-embroidered on my old treadle sewing machine. In addition, both stomacher are reversible: so I have four 18th century stomacher now. Continue reading 18th Century Embroidered Stomacher
Edwardian under-petticoats – the petticoat you put on directly over your corset – were usually shorter than top petticoats for easier walking. For my short Edwardian lace petticoat I used an old cotton bedsheet and lace from my stash. 🙂 Continue reading Short Edwardian Lace Petticoat