Costume Counsel


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Regrettably, due to Covid-19,  Early Guilford Days has been cancelled this year. Please follow the link below to enjoy Virtual Early Guilford Days workshops and activities.

For Early Guilford Days, the Hyland House asks everyone to attend the event wearing a colonial costume. This adds to the atmosphere and teaches the kids about former fashions. Costumes don’t need to be sophisticated, though. Here are some ideas for accessories:

General Sewing Instructions

Pinner Cap for Girls

Haversack and Satchels

Colonial Pocket

Market Wallet


Easy (almost no sewing) Petticoat

Easy (almost no sewing) Colonial Shirt