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Tagged With: HSM

HSM #6 June Out of Your Comfort Zone

The Challenge: #6 Out of your comfort zone – chemise a la reine / Princess and the Pea Fabric: cotton batiste, cotton batik, voided cotton Pattern: Nora Waugh’s “Cut of Women’s Clothes”, Chemise a la Reine Year: 1790s Notions: drawstring How historically accurate is it? 90% Hours to complete: Waaaay too long First worn: CoCo 2015 Gala … Continue reading »

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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 did it by eye and … Continue reading »

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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 cost: $15.00ish It’s practical because … Continue reading »

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Historical Sew Monthly March’s Challenge

The Challenge: Stashbusting March 2015 Fabric: Cotton check & Cotton/Lycra stripe Pattern: None Year: Generic Petticoat with a ruffled edge. Notions: Hooks and eyes How historically accurate is it? Somewhat Hours to complete: 4? First worn: Not Yet Total cost: $0.00

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HSM Blue Challenge

What the item is: Pocket The Challenge: Blue Fabric: Cotton Print Pattern: None Year: 1700s Notions: Thread How historically accurate is it? 90% Hours to complete: 1 First worn: Not Yet Total cost: $3 for fabric (enough left to make another)

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