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Stay-ing Alive: New Attitudes about Old Clothes: A Pair of Summer Stays, or, Why I Wear a Neck Handkerchief.

New Attitudes about Old Clothes: A Pair of Summer Stays, or, Why I Wear a Neck Handkerchief.

Embroidery...visit this site the work is fantastic! This would look cute in a crazy quilt :)


Lovely embroidery.

Just sew a button on your beanie or anywhere you want and then you can choose the flower applique of the color matching your outfit and/or of the shape you want and button it on the beanie! genius crochet!

Swedish blogger Eva at Tålamodspåsen ("The Patience Bag") riffed on a classic leaf lace edging and turned a corner with it! A challenge for charting.

American Duchess:Historical Costuming: How Wide Should Your 18th Century Panniers Be? | Interesting article with a guide to pannier proportions

American Duchess: How Wide Should Your 18th Century Panniers Be?

8 string braid tutorial - would make an awesome belt

MISCcd___Irish_Eyes_by_LoveLiesBleeding2.jpg (400×575) good inspiration for archery outfit

MISCcd - Irish Eyes by LoveLiesBleeding2 on deviantART

This flower's spokes are not just made from straight stitches, but long chain stitches. Once the whipping is done, the sides of each chain are pulled together to form the diamonds at the top. This is from Jane Nicholas' book #Stumpwork #Embroidery.

Wyrdbyrd's Nest

September Snowflake

Byrd's Nest: Blackwork Smalls

free pattern

Princess Serenity

short maxi dress pattern - seriously love this

How to Make a Lovely Pleated-Ribbon Trim, by Kenneth King, via Threads.

How to Make a Lovely Pleated-Ribbon Trim - Threads

Victorian Tailoring: Regency Shirt: Part 4 (thread buttons) --- with no bone or metal base, just thread.

Small lengths of satin ribbon are knotted in middle of each piece of ribbon, then knotted lengths are gathered together to form flower. I did this, and it is very simple.

I seriously could look at baby clothes all day long!

Love this dress. Why is the cutest stuff only available in kid sizes?

Quilted doll bassinets are awesome soft toys to sew for toddlers. Your little girl will love toting her baby dolls around in this handcrafted toy bassinet. Part 1 of this #tutorial lists materials and instructions for making the lining and straps. A #quilted doll bassinet makes a unique homemade Christmas gift for a child.---I saw this and thought of Ashley Joos


Make waterproof undies for catching accidents, but still feels like just wearing underwear. This ones for all the mamas!

I love this leaf.

How to do a teensy monogram on a baby garment. Trudy Horne