Whys and whens

This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License. My love affair with Isabella MacTavish Fraser’s wedding…

Dissertation gets a distinction!

My dissertation on Isabella MacTavish’s wedding dress and traditional female Highland dress has been awarded a distinction! If you would…

The Fort Augustus replica dress

This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License.   Isabella’s dress has captivated dressmakers over time…

Dressing up, 18th century style

This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License. It probably won’t come as a surprise to…

18th century Highland male headwear

This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License. I have recently started making historically-accurate Jacobite bonnets…

Knitted hose for Highlander

This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License. A while back at Steve and Mary’s Culloden…

Liminal times in liminal places

This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License. Figure 1: Bracklinn Falls near Callander (the actual…

The Frasers of Balloan

This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License. I have been wondering for the best part…