The Lady Adventurer

Costuming shenanigans

New Things!

| March 31, 2013

So!  It is POSSIBLE (but not yet for sure) that I’m going to be doing a cool living history thing this summer!  Essentially, the Great Dickens Christmas Faire has set up an exchange with Kentwell Hall in England.  Some of their people come over and participate in Dickens, and some of us get to go [...]

An Experimental Kirtle

| March 28, 2013

So, I’ve started to get bored of my current garb again.  This time, though, I decided to try something a little different – a petticoat with attached bodies.  I’ve heard plenty of references to this sort of garment – essentially, a kirtle with enough support to be worn without bodies (in other words, no corset!) [...]

I’m a bad blogger…

| March 28, 2013

Yeah, sorry about that.  I haven’t fallen off the face of the Earth, I swear!  And I’ve been sewing, too!  I just… forget to take pictures.  I’m not a very photogenic human, so it doesn’t occur to me to get a picture.  And then I go, “Oh!  I should update!”  But then there’s no pictures, [...]