A remix of the "Hot Crossed Bun" tutorial for short hair
CWLady's Lace Cap $56.Dressy caps were worn in the evening for formal events-dinners & balls. Bows, lace, flowers, and rosettes were fav embellishments. Decorative caps were especially favored in 1860s. May be worn as a morning cap with a wrapper, an evening cap with an evening gown, or day dresses made of silk, cotton, wool-nearly everything except a work dress. For more information on ladies' caps, check out southroncreations...
Photo Tutorial for making your own fake hair-piece for 1850's-1860's ladies (yes, you with the chin-length short hair!)---Click photo and scroll down until you come to the photo of the hair on the ironing board. The time and effort for good-looking hair is SO worth it!
Part hair down the middle & then parted it across at ear level to make four sections, two front two back. Braid the front sections higher on head above ur ears & secure with a clear band. Braid the rear sections just behind ears. Pin the two rear braids across the back of head tucking the ends other the other braid head. Wrap the two from braids first under (near the nape of neck) & then up over the two back braids tucking the ends behind the two back braids & secured them with pins & the comb.