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Feature Friday: The Bohemian Belle

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Feature Friday: The Bohemian Belle

In last month’s feature we highlighted a great source for Regency bonnets and millinery, but what if you are looking for more accessories to complete your outfit? Or perhaps you want to commission a gown rather than make it yourself? The Bohemian Belle has just the thing, whether you are looking for something historically accurate or just something historically inspired!

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Feature Friday: Timely Tresses

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Feature Friday: Timely Tresses

This month’s featured business is perfect if you are looking to accessorize your latest Regency costume creation. With everything from patterns to finished bonnets, Timely Tresses is a great place to find all your millinery needs! They have styles spanning the late 18th century to the mid-19th century, and to date, they have published 22 patterns, 28 fashion plate collections, and 4 millinery guides. They have over 100 extant bonnets and 1,000 original fashion plates in their collection, and they use these period resources in combination to design historically accurate patterns.

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Feature Friday: Revival Designed Patterns

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Feature Friday: Revival Designed Patterns

It’s time for the first Feature Friday of 2021! Are you looking for some sewing inspiration for the new year? Then this week’s feature has you covered.

Revival Designed Patterns is the latest endeavor from Janyce Hill, founder of the Vintage Pattern Lending Library. Janyce has been reproducing patterns since the mid-1990s, and she has an archive of over 50,000 patterns from the 1860s to the 1950s to use as a source for her new releases.

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Feature Friday: LBCC Historical Apothecary

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Feature Friday: LBCC Historical Apothecary

December’s featured business is perfect if you are looking for a little treat for yourself or someone else this festive season. (Or any time of year, really!) LBCC Historical Apothecary makes natural and organic apothecary and beauty products using original historical recipes.

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Feature Friday: New Vintage Lady

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Feature Friday: New Vintage Lady

It’s time for another Feature Friday! This month the spotlight is on New Vintage Lady and her fantastic line of plus-sized sewing patterns.

Inspired by her love of wearing and sewing vintage clothing but frustrated by the lack patterns in her size, Shelly started New Vintage Lady in 2007 with the aim of creating period correct vintage patterns for lager sizes.

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