Fine Victorian Edwardian Hand Made Needle Work Table Bed Linens ~ A Daughter's Trousseau

Fine Victorian Edwardian Hand Made Needle Work Table Bed Linens ~ A Daughter's Trousseau
The beauty of elaborate details, along with fine workmanship, is so evident in the making of beautiful table and bed linens.  Not only for one's self, but many gorgeous pieces were included in a daughter's trousseau.  A customary  practice from the Victorian time into the early part of the 1900's.Making of these items might start at a daughter's early age, so by the time of marriage...

The 1950's Crinoline Petticoat ~ A Style To Remember!

The crinoline petticoat ~ a bouffant undergarment to support a skirt made of yards of fabric.  Through the centuries, the crinoline has had its revival periods.  One such, was the decade of the 1850's, when crinolines and hoops supported very full skirts.In 1947 Christian Dior reintroduced the crinoline in his "New Look" style, a style with very full skirts.  To achieve the  bo...

To Delight The Eyes ~ Vintage French Dress Trims ~ A Dazzling Collection

A collection of gorgeous dress trim embellishments from the past.  Beautiful pieces to sew with today or just admire.  The trims, featured, were imported from France, at the close of the Edwardian era into the decadent period of the roaring 20's.  Some are silk embroidery on tulle net, highlighted with gold metallic thread.  Others display the art of beadwork.Black sequin on tu...