Category Archives: Sewing

Italian renaissance Costume Challenge 2015- Full Final write up

Layer 1: Chemise My chemise was loosely based on an extant example found in Museo del Prato , which is described as “suitable for wearing with a squared necked petticoat.” The design is one I have used previously based on … Continue reading

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It’s been so long, but I am back! IRCC5!

I have been so naughty not posting on here as I should be, But you know, life gets busy. I have been sewing, quite a lot actually. I have entered the IRCC for a 5th year in a row. I … Continue reading

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Have been busy busy sewing many many things

well I am progressing well on my IRCC4 pieces. I spent many many many hours on my over gown, and have completed it. I am very pleased with how it has turned out, it has to be the best piece … Continue reading

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IRCC4 update

Well I have been busily sewing the gown and other bits for my entry in the IRCC this year and it’s coming along. I totally love this fabric, it’s been in my stash for a couple of years and I … Continue reading

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The lace partlet. Not nearly so difficult.

I have had this lovely piece of about 6″ wide cream lace that has been carefully stashed away for about a year or so.  I have been wanting to take this straight piece of lace and shape it into a … Continue reading

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Sew-blocked

Well I hadn’t sewn anything for weeks, and anyone who knows me knows this is a very unusual occurrence. I was thinking on why I was procrastinating so much over the projects I have on the go and I came … Continue reading

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Well I haven’t sewn anything this week

It’s been a busy week getting my darling husband ready to back to FIFO work, I guess I’ll get used to not having him here with me everyday, I do get to talk to him everyday though. I have also … Continue reading

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