The HSF: Challenge #7: Accessorize

A beautiful dress is one thing, but without the right accessories, the picture isn’t complete. Accessories add polish to your outfits, helping to create the perfect historical look.

This week is all about bringing an outfit together. Trim a bonnet, paint a fan, crochet an evening bag, sew a shawl, or dye and decorate a pair of shoes to create the perfect period accessory for yourself.

This challenge is due April 8.

18th C Italian Shoes


I’ve got so many things I want to do for this challenge!  Hats for so many outfits, shoes for so many outfits, I’d love to decorate a fan…we’ll see what I come up with!  What are you planning?



  1. […] Tree Gown (which is why I’m calling it the Tree Bonnet). Lucky for me, it also fulfills the HSF Challenge #7: Accessorize and will coordinate with other items already in my closet (such as my 1819 brown spencer). […]

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