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HSM #5 May Challenge: Practicality

Historical Sew Monthly! The Challenge: Practicality May 2015 (So late) Fabric: Linen Cotton Blend Pattern: Elizabethan Corset Pattern Generator (Modified) Year: Mid 18th Century. Notions: grommets How historically accurate is it? Somewhat, silhouette is correct. Hours to complete: No idea, way longer than it should have. First worn: Not Yet Total […]


I’m working on a dress for a client. Actually, it’s a chemise, corset, skirt, over-skirt and separate sleeves. Just had a fitting of the mock-up and it worked out fabulously! I was so pleased at how the corset fit with the adjusting I had to do to the original pattern, […]