The Finished Habit

April 5, 2013 - comments
Here is the first in a long serious of Williamsburg outfit posts. I'm sure you will be sick to death of seeing me by the end - sorry in advance! To start we have the finished 1790 riding habit:
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A Week in Williamsburg

April 4, 2013 - comments
I'm back from my week-long Wiliamsburg adventure! I haven't quite recovered from all the fabulousness yet, but I have managed to upload my trip pictures. I plan to write individual outfit posts in the coming week, but for now enjoy: Read more...

Riding Habit Sneak Peek

March 20, 2013 - comments

With less than a week until I leave for Williamsburg, I'm happy to say the bulk of my sewing is finished! The habit shirt and jacket are both wearable (though lacking buttonholes), and while the jacket is far from perfect, I'm not disappointed with my first attempts at tailoring. As you can tell, my final designed morphed from early to mid 1780s to very definitely late 1780s early 1790s. When I'm pressed for time, I dont fight the fabric, I just let it do the talking. I plan some more detailed construction posts later, but for now I have a few photos to share.

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Can't talk. Must sew.

March 6, 2013 - comments

With my Williamsburg deadline less than three weeks away, sewing has taken top priority. I’m thoroughly impressed with people who can manage to sew and blog at the same time. I don’t seem to have that talent, so until I get some projects off my plate, I will share a sneak peek at my new satin birthday dress.

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The Start of Something Fluffy

February 17, 2013 - comments
So my posting resolution wasnt quite successful, but we will pretend that Sunday still counts last week, ok?

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