Welcome to "Cornflower's Fields" This is probably the third or even fourth blog I've started. With each chapter in my life, there has been a brand new "Page" to write on. My last blog was something I started as a single woman with too much time on her hands and lots of things to learn.… Continue reading Welcome!
This season, with all of its crazy hectic mess, I decided to go a step further and make a new dress. Ya know, like you do. It is my husband's first year at a new company, so when it came to the Christmas party, I thought I had need to dress up. And who can… Continue reading Christmas Creations
Yesterday, we took advantage of the warm weather and sunshine to get our official Christmas pictures. While thinking of what to wear I decided to take the opportunity to get photos of the rest of my 1917 outfit. I once again chose an Attic reprint from Ageless Patterns. This time it was the "Blouse Closed… Continue reading 1917 Tucked Blouse
About a week before Thanksgiving, I got inspired by some fellow Bloggers and Instagrammers to get back into vintage. Sadly, due to weight changes, I ended up having rather little in my closet that still fit or was in good condition. Into my stash I went. I found this grey suiting that I had… Continue reading 1940’s Grey Thanksgiving Dress.
And here we are! That was quick, eh? lets see if I can get all these details down while they're still fresh on my mind. A few months ago, when we decided to attend this event, I knew I would need something new. I had plenty of warm weather items, but very little for… Continue reading The Making of Post: 1917 Wool Suit
Earlier this month we had the privilege to get to attend the Alvin York Veterans day event in Pall Mall Tennessee. All I can say is WOW! We don't get many, if any, opportunities to re-enact WWI in the southeast, so this was a treat. They had both an American (Allied? British? All of… Continue reading Alvin C York WWI Event