|First it was the 20-minute bloomers and the Ebay-sale corset.|
|Then the chemise - a piece of undergarment that is definitely not worth killing oneself over, but I tried, I really did . . .|
|Didn't quite sew the whole workdress I was hoping for, but I did acquire a decent cage hoop and figured a way to extend the skirt without adding barmaid tassles.|
|Then, in a fit of I-don't-know-what-I-was-thinking, I tore my (admittedly anachronistic) bonnet to bits and inadvertently invented the baseball cap . . .|
One of these reenactments, I'll actually have a new DRESS to show off. One of these days. . .