Posts tagged ‘cotton’

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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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))

*click to view larger*


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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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May 26, 2010

Little boy clothes from the 1860s

My little brothers Daniel and Joshua got to wear their “new” clothes to the reenactment in Payon last April. (more pictures on my blog!) Daniel (the older one, with longer hair and pants) helped sew his outfit on my c. 1920 treadle sewing machine! Joshua wore Daniel’s old out-grown outfit. More description on the way!

March 15, 2010

My Twinn dress with Silk Ribbon Embroidery

Inspiration: Silk ribbon given to me by a friend and all the beautiful silk ribbon projects I’ve seen


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