Other time periods

1830’s is the new thing for me. I LOVE this fabric! The dress came out really well, but I don’t have a great pic of me wearing it yet.


My modern wardrobe has become increasingly hand done as well. It’s fun, I get the fit and style I want, and I know how it’s constructed!


This print dress is of cotton, and uses some mid-19th century dressmaking techniques including bust darts, hem facing, a flat-lined bodice, piping at the neckline, hooks and thread eyes, and a pleated, hand attached skirt. There’s also a pocket in the skirt.


This raincoat is made of a waterproof cotton left over from a raincoat manufacturer. It uses princess seams for a good fit. It has MOP buttons.


Embroidered stays for the Renaissance of tan twill with cane.


Back of stays shows the autumn theme.


Medieval dress based on a painting. Of heavy burgundy cotton with orange satin ribbons and gold beads. Sleeves have embroidered tulips in each square and are tied on the bodice. Worn with a linen shift.

Published on February 11, 2009 at 4:59 pm  Leave a Comment  

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