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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: Frontier Millinery

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Feature Friday: Frontier Millinery

New for 2020, we're aiming to feature another historical business on the last Friday of every month. Accessories are such an important part of costuming. They're what pull an outfit together and take it from just a historical dress to a whole look. Hats can be intimidating to make--they're such a visible feature since they're right there on your head, and the techniques and patterns can be tricky to master. Luckily as with most things (like corsets) there are folks who can make them for you! Did you know that one of our team members is also an excellent milliner? Lets...

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