Friday, January 25, 2013
Le Modiste: Finally! My Enfourreau is done!
Hello everyone! Last fall I started working on an en fourreau or English back gown. The gown was draped and worked entirely by hand. Laugh-ou-loud - a friend of mine calls this my vegan dress since a machine was not used. I got to wear it to an event last Saturday and I have to say that I think I did a pretty good job. Whoa, was I being a little immodest here? Yep! :) I am really proud of this little ensemble. I am sorry I don't have more pictures, but the next time I wear it I will certainly make sure that I get more detailed shots. Oh, notice the shoes! I got my period mules from Burnley and Trowbridge (link will be provided below). The mules are soooooooo comfortable and beautifully made.
Next post: 1930's day dress
http://www.burnleyandtrowbridge.com/ They are an excellent family owned business that provides period sewing supplies, garments and other items to support historical re-enactment. They mostly focus on 18th century. Check them out!