Author Archives: Mary Johns

About Mary Johns

I have been making historical clothing for 15 years, starting with the dreaded colonial bodice! I have learned quite a bit in that time, and now run the Costume Department for Riley's Farm. I am also the costumer for the 18th Century series COURAGE, NEW HAMPSHIRE, filmed on site at Riley's Farm. No matter how much I know, there is always more to learn, and I love to gain knowledge as well as share it. I hope you enjoy this blog as much as I enjoy writing it!

Sleepy Hollow

The latest project I’ve been working on is a gown fit for heiress Katrina Van Tassel of Sleepy Hollow fame. The play will be going on here at the farm all of October. The dress still isn’t finished, but it’s … Continue reading

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