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HSM #7 July Accessories

Historical Sew Monthly! The Challenge: #7 Accessories – 18th Century “Housewife” Sewing Kit Fabric: Hand printed cotton (2 varieties, 1 modern printed repro), cotton twill tape, twill interfacing, wool blend felt. Pattern: None, I used this page, and this page as inspiration, though I did not use ANY measurements, I just […]

HSF #22 Masquerade

Historical Sew Fortnightly The Challenge: #22 Masquerade Fabric: Cotton with silver glitter & floral cotton print Pattern: Simplicity 5582 – Bodice, McCall 6343 “sleeves”, Simplicity 9026 for both skirts. Year: Fantasy Notions: Lace & Ribbon, Zip ties for boning, grommets. How historically accurate is it? Inspired by Georgian designs. Hours […]

HSF #19 Metal

I’m only kind of cheating on this one. Historical Sew Fortnightly! The Challenge: #19 Wood, Metal, Bone Fabric: Cotton Print Pattern: The one on the back of the package Year:  Regency Notions: 1 package of Size 20 Buttons to cover How historically accurate is it? Not to the period, but […]