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Jane Austen Festival Prep is in Full Swing!

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Jane Austen Festival Prep is in Full Swing!

This is not a drill. We have LESS THAN SIX WEEKS. Can you believe it? I mean, how is it June? What happened? It's still March, right? Nope, 2018 is flying along and here we are with less than six weeks left until the Jane Austen Festival in Louisville, Kentucky. Redthreaded will be vending again, which means we are up to our eyeballs in Regency Stays. Allison has been setting bust gussets by the score. Tis the season! I have been trying to figure out what to make for myself to wear this year. While I could wear the same...

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A Photoshoot with Not Your Momma's History at Van Cortlandt House Museum

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A Photoshoot with Not Your Momma's History at Van Cortlandt House Museum

One of my favorite things about running Redthreaded is the opportunity for collaboration with amazing businesses and people. That so many of these ventures are run by women just makes it better. Last week, we were fortunate to do a photoshoot with a group of women with a passion for history at the Van Cortlandt House Museum in the Bronx, NY.  Cheyney McKnight is the extraordinary woman behind Not Your Momma's History. Through her programming, lectures, and reenactment, Cheyney is working to improve the representation and understanding of enslaved and free African history in the United States. Cheyney's research into...

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