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Costume Accessories for the Historically Minded
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Pretty Practical Pin Plates!

I was wandering through a thrift store recently when inspiration struck! A good friend of mine (https://pennyrivercostumes.com) came up...

The "Mrs. Pitcher" - an 18th century Cap

While the story of Molly Pitcher makes for a great anecdote, the details of this fabled woman have been much debated. On the surface, it...

We are Back!

For those of you who have been following me for a while, thank you for sticking around while I've been MIA for the past many months. I...

Beautiful Cotton Lace!

Gorgeous, 100% French cotton laces are now available in the Goodwives Linens Etsy shop! Looking for natural-fiber lace that is...

Exciting Shop Updates!

I am SO pleased to announce that materials kits, supplies, and a small selection of ribbons are now available in the Goodwives Linens...

The "Mrs. Sandby" - an 18th Century Lappet Cap

Have you wanted to try a lappet cap, but feel that they are too "frumpy" or fussy? This is an excellent option for expanding your...

The "Mrs. Custis" - an 18th Century Cap

If you are looking for a versatile cap pattern for impressions dating 1750-1770, look no further! This cap is based on portraits and...

Welcome to Goodwives Linens!

Thank you for stopping by! Here you can find all of the inspiration and resources that will help you get the most out of the patterns,...