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Stable what?

Historians, re-enactors, artists will all tell us that French Napoleonic cavalry wore ‘stable trousers’. Most books on uniforms of the period will describe ‘stable trousers’, and often show drawings, being in most cases trousers with the out side leg seam closed by buttons, and being off white in colour. 656 more words

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I Love Hanging Out With You

This was the Valentine’s Day present that I made for David this year. He loved it and it hangs from a cupboard above our bed. We were being very slothful for a couple of months when the heat was just too much to bear, so I thought that this was rather appropriate :)


Sewing Projects Named Patterns Kanerva Peplum Blouse

I have been eyeing off the range from named patterns for a number of months now. And with a wedding to attend in just a few weeks, the Named Patterns Kanerva peplum blouse was perfect for the occasion. 123 more words


Cavalry Items

As well as producing clothing and equipment for the rider, Confection Drouot also produces hand sewn, authentic replicas of French cavalry equipment used from 1789 to 1815. 374 more words

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new additions to the family!

there have been some good news within our family lately, both of them about new additions to the family.

before you get too excited, this baby t-shirt is NOT for my own baby (and no, i’m not having one, yet). 684 more words