- Elizabeth Stewart Clarke's Sewing Academy. This site provides help for living history sewing, focusing on the early to mid 1800s. This site has free sewing patterns, advice and a very helpful forum.
- The Fashionable Past: AKA Koshka the Cat. This site has a collection of period garments as well as fantastic tutorials for recreating period garments.
- The Victorian Needle. This is a great collection of Civil War Era ladies magazines and texts.
- Bonny Blue Historical Help by blogger, Atlanta. This site is still under construction but is very good for the beginning reenactor. It has an original overview of the basics as well as links to patterns, tintypes, and books.
- Genteel Arts Academy. This is the website of the famous, "LADIES & GENTLEMEN OF THE 1860s CONFERENCE" that is held in Harrisburg, PA. The conference normally hosts numerous sewing workshops and the results are stunningly beautiful.
- Why Not Then. This is a website and blog that includes a lot of good CDV photographs from the Civil War Era and information. This site is still under construction.
- Anna Worden Bauersmith's Blog. A very nice blog that includes "Mid-Nineteenth Century Living History, Reenacting & Research." She has very good posts on living history and interpretation.
- Dobyns and Martin, Grocers, at the Sign of the Sugar Loaf, formerly Deborah's Pantry. - A to-die-for selection of hard-to-find ingredients for recreating historical foods. She also has a selection of early bake ware.
If you know of a website or have a website or blog that you think I would like to include here or on my sidebar, please send an e-mail to TheSailorsWifeSA@Aim.com or leave a comment. Thanks!