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SF Bay Area Costumers Garage Sale — THIS SUNDAY!

If you’re in the San Francisco bay area, then come to the Greater Bay Area Costumers Guild’s “Costumers Bazaar” (ie garage sale) for great bargains on finished costumes, vintage clothes, fabric, patterns, trims, and tons more.

I’ll be there selling stuff, including:

  • Copies of the 18th Century Hair & Wig Styling book, of course! I will have discounted, just-slightly-damaged copies for 40% off (and pristine new copies, too)!


  • Styled 18th century wigs!


  • Pre-made 18th century-style rolls, perfect for adding to 18th century hairstyles and wigs
  • Vintage and reproduction vintage style clothes!
  • Fabric, including 18th century cotton prints and silk taffeta in different colors!


  • Books, patterns (vintage and historical costume), fashion plates, and more!
18th Century Hairdressing Book, publications, shopping

Limited Edition 18th Century Wig Book T-Shirts!

It’s time for another round of 18th Century Wig Book T-SHIRTS! Two styles this time, both with a fabulous 1780s fashion plate and the text “I woke up like this.”

Limited edition: these will be available from today through August 31.

Buy them here:

Costume College 2015 attendees: I’m offering free shipping for those picking up at Costume College — use code CCPICKUP and order by THIS SUNDAY, July 19 at midnight (so I can get the t-shirts in time before I leave!).

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Low scoop neck. Available in sizes Small through XXL.

Buy it here:

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High neck style. Available in sizes Small through 3X.

Buy it here:


18th century court dress

Court Gowns: Still in?

I’ve gotten a few new inquiries about joining the 18th c. court gown project, so I’d like to weed out those who have dropped out from the list of “claimed” gowns, because I’ve gotten some “I’d like to play! Oh wait, someone else already claimed the gown I want.”

If you’re someone who claimed an 18th century gown: Are you okay with me letting “your” dress out into the wilds, or do you still want it claimed for you? There’s still no deadline, just, if you think you’re not really going to get to “your” dress, I’d like to de-claim it.

Don’t worry, I’ll assume your dress is still claimed unless you tell me to let it run free!

FYI, the list of claimed gowns is here.