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Collection by Joy Alba

Joy Alba
Civil War Era little girls.old photo

I just love these pictures. Makes me wonder about what life was like, their thoughts, dreams.

Vintage Studio Portrait: Civil War Era siblings with curled hair. Little girl is holding her favorite doll.

Children with curled hair

Carte de visite by W. Morgenbier of Sheboygan, Wis. A pair of children with intricately curled hair, likely sister and brother, pose for the photographer. The boy gently touches the girls forearm. She grasps a china doll in her right arm. This image may not be reproduced by any means without permission.

I made this Civil War dress from Past Patterns Fitted Bodice pattern. The skirt is four panels wide. Victorian Fashion, Vintage Fashion, Steampunk Fashion, Gothic Steampunk, Steampunk Clothing, Victorian Gothic, Gothic Lolita, Gothic Fashion, Bodice Pattern

Civil War Work Dress

I made this Civil War dress from Past Patterns Fitted Bodice pattern. The skirt is four panels wide. I trimmed the neck with some tiny lace...

Homespun Oregon Trail dress circa be good for Gold Rush Days *use… 1800s Fashion, Victorian Fashion, Vintage Fashion, Victorian Dresses, Steampunk Fashion, Historical Costume, Historical Clothing, Pioneer Clothing, Pioneer Dress

Homespun Oregon Trail dress circa 1845~could be good for Gold Rush Days *use homespun!

Child's dress, at the Museu Nacional do Traje e da Moda. Victorian Children's Clothing, Antique Clothing, Historical Clothing, Victorian Fashion, Vintage Fashion, Vintage Dresses, Vintage Outfits, Civil War Dress, 19th Century Fashion

Child's dress, 1860-70, at the Museu Nacional do Traje e da Moda. Dimensions: height: 58 cm, shoulder width: 30 cm, sleeve length: 27 cm. See:

Life on the Prairie


Our family tries to shop as frugally as we can, but purchasing the cottage & traveling to-and fro between homes has made this an even bigger necessity. Convenience foods can seem "cheap and easy" at the time, but what a deception! Lacking in nutrition and sustenance, too often we're left hungry and out of $10+ (which could've been spent on "staple" ingredients for homemade (tastier) snacks. Here's what I try to do: *Freeze breadstick and pizza dough *Make pancakes the night before, then…

Children's Civil War, Century and Victorian clothing and garments for g. - My favorite children's fashion list Victorian Children's Clothing, 1800s Clothing, Antique Clothing, Historical Clothing, Historical Dress, Civil War Fashion, 1800s Fashion, 19th Century Fashion, Vintage Fashion

Mid 1800s toddler and girl's pinifore dresses.

Custom made historical children's clothing for boys and girls . Garments and clothing of the American Civil War (Confederate and Union), Victorian, 19th Century, Civil War, Old West and other eras. Custom sewed and made to your specifications, using 33+ years of experience.

Dress and Apron Ensemble Victorian aprons Pioneer Costume, Pioneer Dress, Victorian Aprons, Victorian Blouse, Vintage Outfits, Vintage Fashion, Fashion Top, Edwardian Fashion, Emo Fashion

Pioneer Women

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Romantic History: Civil War Gown for Lydia Victorian Children's Clothing, Victorian Dresses, Victorian Gothic, Gothic Lolita, Vintage Clothing, Nice Dresses, Girls Dresses, Doll Dresses, Civil War Dress

Civil War Gown for Lydia

Just when you think you can't take anymore of certain time period/ project, a new one pops up to refresh and renew you. Isn't it awesome how that works out? I was terribly weary of making adult 1860's clothes and when a reenacting gentleman of our acquaintance brought up the possibility of me making a dress for his daughter, I was more than happy to leap at the opportunity. It was a quick little project to work up, but nonetheless fun. We did a quickie pattern drape last week and Lydia went…

"Infant bodice" with yoke. Very good option for comfortable working dress for women (despite the name!) from Jenny Jones board Victorian Women, Victorian Fashion, Pioneer Dress, Pioneer Girl, Mode Country, Civil War Fashion, Day Dresses, Dresses For Work, Civil War Dress

19th century yoked bodice | Infant bodice" with yoke. An option for comfortable working dress for ...

Antique red calico little girl's dress, circa - Clothing And Textile, Antique Clothing, Historical Clothing, Little Girl Dresses, Girls Dresses, Period Outfit, Costume, Vintage Textiles, Kids Outfits

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