1790s Cross Front Dress Finished!

July 17, 2013 - comments
With Costume College looming I kicked myself into high gear and finished the 1790s cross front dress this weekend.

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I Never Learn

July 10, 2013 - comments
I finally got to start my new 1790s dress and this is all I have to show for a week’s worth of work. It’s not that I haven’t been spending days working in the sewing room. No, my first attempt at the cross bodice was a complete and utter failure. It’s my own fault though. You would think that after nearly 10 years (!) of costuming I would learn to make a full mockup. Instead I get impatient and plunge ahead after just a few tries. It’s ok, really. At least I recognize my weakness. ;)

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My Summer Wardrobe, Part 2

July 3, 2013 - comments
And I'm back with the second installment of what I made for summer! I bet you all are thrilled. :)

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Stocking My Summer Wardrobe

June 27, 2013 - comments
In keeping with the theme of getting myself ready for Costume College, my modern summer wardrobe with in desperate need of an update. I have very little that actually fits anymore, so I buckled down and made myself some cute new dresses (and a skirt).


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Gala Worthy

June 17, 2013 - comments
No progress on my 1790s stuff yet. After I wrote my last post, I realized that while my Costume College stuff was wearable, I still had a few tweaks I wanted to make and with only 6 weeks to go, I decided to put that first rather than stress myself out by waiting until the last minute. I am not a fan of last minute sewing.

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Filed under: 1780s, Costume College
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