About

Hi!
I’m Åsa of
Fashion through Herstory

Seamstress and costuming nerd.

I’m a 35 year old, mother of two, educated seamstress, who’s been sewing for 15 years and specialized in historic costuming for the last 8 years.

I live in a small town in the middle of Sweden, making my living as a swim coach/lifeguard at our local swimming hall and gym.

My passion is female fashion from medieval times to about 1950s.
And I make anything from corsets, to suits, Hats and evening gowns.
I also starting to dab a bit into historical childrens clothing.

I started this blog back in 2014 as a means to record my newly found love for costuming. I have since then grew to both sell old costumes, stock items, arrange costuming events and taking on comissions.

Don’t hesitate to contact me.

qualifications:
  • 6 years of Tailoring & Patternmaking schools
  • 2 Years selling and altering Bridal gowns
  • 15 years of sewing womens clothes
  • 8 years of making historical costumes
  • 2 years of running a costuming buissnes
what i do:
  • Sell costumes
  • Make comissioned costumes
  • Arrange Historical Events
  • Hold costuming lectures
  • Hold sewing classes