Happy 100 Posts, 昔のSewing!

Welcome back to Mukashi no Sewing! Friends, I can hardly believe it, but this is the 100th post here on the blog. Your comments, likes, and support have made this a beautiful community of fashion and history enthusiasts, and I can’t wait to keep sewing and crafting with you for at least another hundred postsContinue reading “Happy 100 Posts, 昔のSewing!”

A Brief History of Strawberries on Dresses

Bibliotheca November 2022 – Food: Extraordinary, Juice Like a Strawberry Welcome back to Mukashi no Sewing! This month’s theme for the Bay Area Kei Bibliotheca blog circle is “food,” and you absolutely cannot stop me from talking about strawberries. Specifically, strawberries on dresses – I’m a big fan as you can see. I come byContinue reading “A Brief History of Strawberries on Dresses”

Reminder: 昔のSewing Poll and Hiatus!

Welcome back to Mukashi no Sewing! Just a reminder that I’m in final prep mode for my rank test on Saturday, and that the blog will return to full project posts on Tuesday, April 12. If you haven’t yet, please do take a moment to respond to my blog poll! I’m very grateful for theContinue reading “Reminder: 昔のSewing Poll and Hiatus!”

昔のSewing Poll (and brief hiatus!)

Welcome back to Mukashi no Sewing! I’m preparing for another rank test in Iaido in less than two weeks, so I will have to take a brief hiatus from working on projects in order to focus all my energy on my practice. I’ll return to full project posts on Tuesday, April 12 – although thereContinue reading “昔のSewing Poll (and brief hiatus!)”

Spotlight: Victorian Era Cake Box

Spotlight 7: Late Victorian Cake Box Welcome to Mukashi no Sewing’s seventh spotlight! Although I cannot in fact let you eat cake, I can share with you this gorgeous cake box from the late Victorian era. It belonged to some dear friends of mine, and I happened to admire it profusely when helping them moveContinue reading “Spotlight: Victorian Era Cake Box”

Spotlight: Antique and Vintage Teacups

Spotlight 4: Tea and Me Welcome back to Mukashi no Sewing! Today’s spotlight is on my small collection of antique and vintage teacups! This is going to be an image-heavy post, as I really wanted to share all the beautiful details on these cups. 🙂 So why tea cups? As I’ve mentioned before, I grewContinue reading “Spotlight: Antique and Vintage Teacups”