Note: Although blogs generally should not be used as authoritative research sources, the following blogs have well researched information and often post pictures of extant garments. These individuals are for the most part museum professionals and reenactors.
- The Modern Reenactor
- Hyaline Prosaic
- 18th Century Stays
Another Hallie Larkin blog, this time revolving around stays and foundation garments.
- The Buzz at the Hive
The Hive is a New England based series of programs, lectures, and workshops for reenactors. This group strives to be authentic down to the very last detail.
- Colonial Williamsburg, Historic Foodways
18th century foodways written by Williamsburg staff using original recipes, modified for modern kitchens.
- Kitty Calash: Confessions of a Known Bonnet-Wearer
Note: Reenactor and museum professional who not only makes her own clothes, but also military clothing for her husband and son. Dabbles in late 18thcenturyand early 19th century as well as Revolutionary War. Very versed in documenting clothing.
- At the Sign of the Golden Scissors
Hallie Larkin is a New England reenacting matriarch and founding member of the Ladies of Refined Taste, the group that sponsors “The Hive”. Pictures of extant garments as well as discussion and examination of them.
- The Still Room: Tales and Snippets for Preservation, Pickling, and Distillation
Becky Fifield is a museum collections manager in New York City. Although this blog is not 18th century centric, a search for “18th century” in the search box will result in some very interesting information.