Tag Archives: Wool

HSF/M #1: 1895 Hug-able Skating Costume

This is one of my favorite outfits of all time. I just want to hug myself, with all the fur, and I love the trim on the back! The whole thing is so cozy and so hug-able and the skirt has such … Continue reading

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Thankful For Suffrage

If you saw my last post, you were left guessing as to what event I was furiously sewing for. I think most you guessed that it had to do with women’s suffrage… Yay you! The entire event wasn’t really about … Continue reading

Posted in 1910s, 20th Century, Accessories, Hats, Shoes, Social History, Wearing Reproduction Clothing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

HSF #21: Trim For Evie In Time For A Ball

I’m taking a quick break from the 1950s adventure posts to insert my HSF #21 post into the mix. More 1950s coming soon! It’s been on my sewing list for a few months to add a bit more trim to … Continue reading

Posted in 1860s, 19th Century, Costume Construction, Hand Sewn Elements, Historical Sew Fortnightly, Hoops and Bustles, Project Journal: 1864 Ball Gown, Social History, Trimmings, Victorian Clothing, Vintage Dancing: 19th Century, Wearing Reproduction Clothing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

HSF #20: Finally Finished 1822 Walking Dress

…It’s only been a year! Or pretty close to a year. I posted an overview of my early 1820s project last November. The project included a petticoat, 1824 ball gown, 1822 walking dress, muff, tippet, bonnet, and chemisette. Some of … Continue reading

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Project Journal: 1822-1824 Ensemble Part I: Overview

Well, as you recently read, I have a 9 month sewing plan to get me through May of 2013. It’s not set in stone (which means that mostly I keep adding to it, not taking things away…), but it gives … Continue reading

Posted in 1820s, 19th Century, Accessories, Fashion Plates, Hand Sewn Elements, Hats, Inspirational Clothing, Museum Clothing Pieces, Project Journal: 1822-1824 Ensemble, Undergarments | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Bolero and Zouave jackets of the mid-19th century

Throughout the 19th century, civilian clothing for men and women imitated all sorts of military uniforms in cuts, trim styles, and names. Let’s look at some women’s styles from the the mid-19th century inspired by military wear. First: the Bolero … Continue reading

Posted in 1850s, 1860s, 19th Century, Costume History, Dictionary Definitions, Fashion Plates, Godey's Lady's Book, Hoops and Bustles, Inspirational Clothing, Museum Clothing Pieces, Trimmings, Victorian Clothing, Zouaves | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Project Journal: Victorian Women’s Tailoring Part X: 1913 Gallery

This gallery contains 11 photos.

Here we finally are, at 1913! Let’s look at some truly lovely pictures!

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