That’s right, I actually managed to put off finishing my 1790s jacket until the very last possible day, and then completed it just in time, along with an all-purpose quilted petticoat for…
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1790s Jacket Progress: So Near Yet So Far!
Here it is, the update on the 1790s stripey jacket, as promised! There really wasn’t and isn’t much left to do on this piece. Tonight I set the sleeves, sewed some boning…
1790s Jacket: A Bit O’ Progress
The bulk of the project mostly pinned together, to get an idea how it will all look when completed. I started putting together this jacket last night, using a flatlining technique new…
1790s Striped Jacket – progress!
Oh hey, look what I found… I walked into my local Hancock Fabrics this past Saturday, pleased with the huge “50% OFF!” banner hung on the outside of the building, and there,…
Measure Twice: Preparing For Costume Creation
One day you’re surfing the internet, enjoying your favorite dress diaries, when BAM! it hits you. There on your screen is an image of a dress, a jacket, a bodice, that makes…