It's been so long since I was on Gaia full time! I mean, I've been on every day almost for the past 6 months or so, but before that it was what.... ten years? Anyways, I was going to delete all my old journal entries but.... now I think I won't. So, this post is just a place holder for a bunch of links to resources I'll likely try to order from for materials for Civil War reenacting costuming.
Bulk feathers and birds for hats:
The "Betsy" buckram hat frame:
Flat straw hat:
Making a straw bonnet with a hat: