1812 Dress Workshop
June 29 - 30 (Two Day Workshop)
Collaborate with historical fashion expert to create your dream 1812 garment or order a custom gown that will stand out at upcoming bicentennial events.
Each participant will have the opportunity to trace an 1812 "Empire" period dress pattern, and learn how to masterfully assemble it. We will also explore some of the accessories and hairstyles that were in fashion at the time. Seamstresses will be available to take custom orders and measurements for dresses by appointment.
To Order A Gown
To Make A Dress
Reserve a Spot!
About the Fabric
From Port Clinton: The Jet Express passenger ferry, take SR 2 to SR163/Port Clinton exit and follow the signs to the Jet Express.
From Sandusky: The Jet Express passenger ferry, take SR 2 to SR250 N/Sandusky exit and follow the signs to the Jet Express.
From Catawaba Island: Miller Boat Line passenger and vehicle ferry, take SR 2 to SR53 N/Catawba Island exit and to the Miller Boat Line.
Once on the island there are several taxi companies and island tour trains available for travel. There is also a bus line that runs between the Miller Boat Line and the village of Put-in-Bay. The Jet Express dock are within walking distance of Town Hall. The Clock Tower Town Hall building is located on Catawba Ave. across the street from the grocery store.
Did You Know?
Although the monument bears the name of Oliver Hazard Perry and six officers slain during the battle are buried under its rotunda, Perry is buried in Newport Rhode Island.