February 6, 2012

Arizona Statehood Centennial Outfit (dress diary)

Me, 100 years ago
Me, if I were born 100 years earlier…

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February 5, 2012

Arizona Statehood Centennial Outfit (pictures only)

December 2, 2011

1860s Tunics for Young Boys

Little boys in 1860 outfits at school

The boys at the “school” display

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September 2, 2011

Jumpers and Sundresses

I have been making variations of the Girls’ Regency Dress from Sensiblity.com

Which are your favorites and why?

Click on any picture to see the listing in my Zibbet shop!

Tan, Blue, and Pink Jumper or Sundress

Tan, Blue, and Pink Jumper or Sundress

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August 31, 2011

Blue embroidered princess dress

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August 30, 2011

50s outfit

Us Girls in our 50s themed outfits

L-R Me, in the featured outfit, Moriah wearing a circle skirt I made for the occassion, Bethany in a skirt that I wore when I was smaller than she is, and mom in one of my signature wrap skirts

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August 17, 2011

1870 wool traveling dress

I made this 1870 wool traveling dress specifically to be on the cover of Walks Alone by Sandi Rog. Here is the mock-up of the cover.

I used Truly Victorian patterns 400 for the bodice and 303 for the apron/overskirt. I draped the skirt directly on the dressform, creating my own design.
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June 5, 2011

Hand drawn notecards

I don’t just sew, I like to draw and paint too! Here’s a peek at one of my notecards. To see more, just visit my little Zibbet shop! (Thanks, Moriah for being my amazing photographer!)

May 10, 2011

Watercolor jacket, skirt and pants

News flash! I entered this outfit in the ASG/Simplicity Creativity Contest and have gotten to the top 5 nationally! I need votes to progress, and if you’d like to vote just click here ((Voting now closed))

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September 18, 2010

MIWW 1860s ensemble

Inspiration: the Make It With Wool competition, the wool yardage I had been given and lots of fashion plates, cdvs and pictures of original garments.

I based the jacket mainly off of this one, notice the sleeve shape and embroidery in particular

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