Resources & Printables

Topics

My favorite research topics often focus on a piece of material culture that exemplifies some aspect of social or manufacturing history in the nineteenth century. I invite you to explore:

Straw Millinery

Shawls

Sewing Cases

Hairnets

Resource Pages

Getting ready for and Getting to Events:

Basic Guidelines for Women - Groups are welcome to use this as their guidelines. (I do like hearing who is using it.)

Getting ready for an event. A helpful sheet to help you have the basics for an event.

Packing for an Event - Tips on how to pack for an event.

Packing for an Event - Smaller Items - Tips for packing smaller items

Tents and Camping

Creature Comforts - Those little things that help you feel more comfortable at an event.

The Shopping Itch - Helpful hints before heading to sutler row.

UPDATED: Shopping Itch pocket version.

Clothing and Millinery:

Basic Guidelines for Women - Groups are welcome to use this as their guidelines. (I do like hearing who is using it.)

Anatomy of a Dress - Understanding the basic parts of a dress and seam placement.

Anatomy of a Bonnet - Understanding the basic parts of a mid-century bonnet.

Swatch Card Templates - Version 1

Swatch Card Templates - New Version Modern 1

Swatch Card Templates - New Version Modern 2

Swatch Card Templates - New Version Original Swatchs

UPDATED: Anatomy of a Bonnet with video.

UPDATED: Basic Millinery Guidelines (PDF)

Impressions and Interpretation:

Coming soon

Social Culture and Material Culture:

UPDATED: Free Projects

An Introduction to Introductions

Keeping your hands busy - A list of hand crafts you may enjoy.

Dining and Entertaining

Measures and Money - Reference sheet

Soldier's Aide Acquisition and Distribution Chart

Resource list - Advice Manuals

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Published on May 8, 2009 at 1:39 pm  Comments (3)  

3 CommentsLeave a comment

  1. Hello,
    I’m very curious to know where you got the anatomy of a straw bonnet illustration. Is this something you came up with yourself?
    Debbie

  2. Hi Debbie,

    Both straw bonnet illustrations are mine using bonnets I’ve made. Great question. Thanks.

    Anna

  3. […] Reenacting Resource Pages – the PDF files you are looking for […]


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