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Beth's Bobbins

Living history and historic costuming, with a particular focus on women's clothing and hairstyles of the Victorian and American Civil War periods.

  • By Beth
  • Based in United States of America
  • Roughly three posts per month
  • First post on

Posts per month

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Posts per month
Month starting Posts
May 2023 4
Jun 2023 7
Jul 2023 7
Aug 2023 4
Sep 2023 9
Oct 2023 7
Nov 2023 6
Dec 2023 10
Jan 2024 6
Feb 2024 1
Mar 2024 3
Apr 2024 2
May 2024 2

Any gaps could be due to errors when fetching the blog’s feed.

Most recent posts

Original: Wool Sateen Boots, c.1850
Just dreaming about a possible summer project...Girl's Boots, c.1850 from LACMA.The description says they're made of wool sateen, bound in cotton tape, with leather soles. I wish they had an image of the back heel …
On , by Beth, 41 words
April Mending
One of three sock darns, and evidence my corset is finally re-bound. Some sewing that I did get done this month: I darned my pale blue stockings in three places (and fairly neatly, if I …
On , by Beth, 128 words
Early 19th Century Pocket
Now every outfit has pockets.Mea culpa for falling behind on posts. Again. I finally made up my long-planned late 18th/early 19th century dettached pocket last month, and then proceeded to not photograph it for some …
On , by Beth, 296 words