Hello! I'm Suzannah, a serious DIYer and mom of two little ones. Follow along with my DIY fixer upper house renovations, sewing and crafty projects, real food recipes, and de-stressing goals.
I believe you can love your home just the way it is, AND have the power to design and make big changes to make it better.
I'm also the author of DIY Wardrobe Makeovers!

Historic clothing means silk!!

Today I went over to my parents' house and helped my mom at Lavender's Green Historic Clothing with an order for eight 1890's silk ballgowns for Belle Meade Plantation in Tennessee.  It's a very exciting order and it was nice to do delicate handsewing on silk for a change!  Here are some of the fabrics she's been using:

The first dress she finished is a periwinkle silk:
I don't have any photos of the one I worked on.  Oh, well.  Check out my mom's business's website at www.lavendersgreen.com!

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