Category Archives: Mar-pril Regency Sew Weekly

Regency Dance Weekend Part III: Fell Off The Sewing Wagon, But Got Back On!

Yup, that’s me I’m talking about in the title of this post. I was straggling along the first bit of the Mar-pril Regency Sew Weekly road. For Goal #2: evening wear, I had hopes to fix the rip in my 1813 red … Continue reading

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A Stripe-y Reticule And Sneak Peek At A Tree Gown (MpRSW #3 & #4)

I intended to complete this reticule for the HSF Challenge #6: Stripes this past week, but as the deadline approached and I reread the fine print, I realized that the challenge was supposed to be fulfilled by a garment. Whoops! … Continue reading

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Reminder, The MpRSW Is Upon Us!

My push to complete my new 1864 green ball gown is complete (more on that soon), and that means a shift in focus to the Regency! It also means that the Mar-pril Regency Sew Weekly goals are upon me. I’ve … Continue reading

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HSF #5 & MpRSW #1: Blue Under Dress

The HSF #5 Challenge: Peasants and Pioneers. The MpRSW #1 Goal: Under Wear. This recently completed garment fits both! Now remember, and don’t judge me, that this project is one of those “I just want this to be done quickly … Continue reading

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Introducing the “Mar-pril Regency Sew Weekly”

What is that, you ask? It’s a group sew along! Why? Well, you see, in April my friends and I will be participating in a Regency Intensive Dance Weekend hosted by the Commonwealth Vintage Dancers. There will be lots of dance classes … Continue reading

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