A pocketful of posers…

  But first, a short bulletin on the Cathedral dress.  My wonderful wide black eyelash lace arrived from China OOOH! For some reason, it came in three pieces of about 3m each.  No idea why they do that, and fortunately, it won’t matter. I keep finding more images of Victorian dresses which use this colour … Continue reading A pocketful of posers…

CoBloWriMo #8-Vocabulary

Oh I’m a stickler for vocabulary, and spelling, and pronunciation! ‘twahl’ not ‘toyl’ ‘go-day’ not ‘go-dette’ I get irked when fellow steampunks call the draped overskirt they’re wearing a ‘bustle’.  This is a bustle.  and yes, it’s underwear, and yes, I’m wearing it on top.  Because I can. I’m very aware of the misunderstandings caused … Continue reading CoBloWriMo #8-Vocabulary

CoBloWriMo-August 2017

Anyone remember me participating in CoBloWriMo a while back?  [Costume Blog Writing Month, a set of prompts to help focus your blog writing.  Here’s the FaceBook link] It started well, but unfortunately fizzled out as the admin had to take time out.  It’s been resurrected this year, and August is The Chosen Month.  This time, … Continue reading CoBloWriMo-August 2017