18th century Curtain-Along projects

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A collection of 18th c. garments made from the Waverly Felicite chintz curtains sold at Lowe's. Read more about this project at http://www.festiveattyre.com/search/label/curtain-along

Jennifer Thompson
A few months ago I made an century Caraco Jacket, but it turned out looking more like something Mrs. Claus would wear than something . 18th Century Dress, 18th Century Costume, 18th Century Clothing, 18th Century Fashion, Historical Costume, Historical Clothing, Vintage Outfits, Vintage Fashion, Period Outfit

18th Century: Caraco Jacket (No more Mrs. Claus)

A few months ago I made an 18th century Caraco Jacket, but it turned out looking more like something Mrs. Claus would wear than something ...

Like her mixing it up w/ neckerchief also. ALady Backyard photoshoot by ashamanja_babu on LiveJournal 18th Century Dress, 18th Century Costume, 18th Century Clothing, 18th Century Fashion, Historical Costume, Historical Clothing, Victorian Style Clothing, Period Outfit, Georgian

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I somehow decided I had an hour on my hands today to play dress-up. Here's my (totally hand-sewn!) Curtain-Along dress, finished! I wish I had a sweeping, picturesque backyard for nice photos, but this is what you get when you live in a city. Still, the light was quite nice today! The hat was…

bodice only, a whole gown in that color - Marens Hus: und wieder daheim 18th Century Dress, 18th Century Costume, 18th Century Clothing, 18th Century Fashion, Historical Costume, Historical Clothing, Renaissance, Fairytale Fashion, Suits

und wieder daheim

Freitagsoutfit; Foto: Jonas Radtke So schnell vergingen vier ganz wunderbare Tage... Fulda 2014 ist Geschichte, super schön war´s und die Eindrücke sind noch nicht ganz sortiert. Wir haben viel gelacht, gut gegessen, verdammtes Glück mit dem Wetter gehabt (eine Unwetterzelle ist knapp an uns vorbei gezogen, die zweite erwischte uns spätabends, so dass wir sie gemütlich im zum Glück dichten Zelt bei Wein und Kuchen aussitzen konnten) Mehr demnächst... (das ganze Gepäck, welches hier herum…

Backyard photoshoot by ashamanja_babu on LiveJournal 18th Century Dress, 18th Century Costume, 18th Century Clothing, 18th Century Fashion, Historical Costume, Historical Clothing, Vintage Outfits, Vintage Fashion, Indian Flowers

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I somehow decided I had an hour on my hands today to play dress-up. Here's my (totally hand-sewn!) Curtain-Along dress, finished! I wish I had a sweeping, picturesque backyard for nice photos, but this is what you get when you live in a city. Still, the light was quite nice today! The hat was…

Curtian-a-long, JP Ryan caraco, Curse Words and Crinolines: Historical Sew Fortnightly Challenge 18th Century Dress, 18th Century Costume, 18th Century Clothing, 18th Century Fashion, Historical Costume, Historical Clothing, Women's Clothing, Period Costumes, Traditional Outfits

Historical Sew Fortnightly Challenge #9

The Challenge - "Textiles and the natural world are inextricably linked. Until very recently, all textiles were made from flora (linen, raime, hemp) or fauna (wool, silk, fur), and dyed with flora and fauna. Flora and fauna also influenced the decoration of textiles, from Elizabethan floral embroidery, to Regency beetle-wing dresses, to Edwardian bird-trimmed hats. Celebrate the natural world (hopefully without killing any birds) with a flora and/or fauna inspired garment." I combined this…

Backyard photoshoot by ashamanja_babu on LiveJournal 18th Century Dress, 18th Century Costume, 17th Century, Vintage Clothing, Vintage Outfits, Vintage Fashion, Historical Costume, Historical Clothing, Wrap Dress

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I somehow decided I had an hour on my hands today to play dress-up. Here's my (totally hand-sewn!) Curtain-Along dress, finished! I wish I had a sweeping, picturesque backyard for nice photos, but this is what you get when you live in a city. Still, the light was quite nice today! The hat was…

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Historical Sew Fortnightly Challenge #9

The Challenge - "Textiles and the natural world are inextricably linked. Until very recently, all textiles were made from flora (linen, raime, hemp) or fauna (wool, silk, fur), and dyed with flora and fauna. Flora and fauna also influenced the decoration of textiles, from Elizabethan floral embroidery, to Regency beetle-wing dresses, to Edwardian bird-trimmed hats. Celebrate the natural world (hopefully without killing any birds) with a flora and/or fauna inspired garment." I combined this…

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HSF #19: Mineral Felicite Stomacher

First, I want to say “Thank you!” to all of you who provided me with your thoughts and insights about my Curtain Along troubles. I took all of the things that you mentioned and reconsid…

Sew Century: Curtain-Along: Under Petticoat (made with embroidered valences - brilliant! 18th Century Dress, 18th Century Clothing, Curtains, Embroidery, Projects, Clothes, Collection, Dresses, Women

Curtain-Along: Under Petticoat

After two quick afternoons of sewing, I'm proud to say that my Curtain-Along contribution is complete! (If you're not familiar with the Curtain-Along, click here.) Everyone is making gowns, which I admire and all look great, but I wanted to do something different. "Sew" I chose to create an embroidered under petticoat. Crewel embroidered petticoat, 18th century August Auctions Mid-18th century petticoat, Vermont, linen plain weave with wool embroidery MFA Accession Number 38.79 Mid-18th…

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