Marking the eyelets out for spiral lacing Cutting out the sleeves (the wool is from my stash and the wrinkles would not steam out) First pass of sewing the sleeves together.
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Sewing in the lining around the top edge Clipping into corners and trimming Edge stitching the seam allowance to the lining along the top
Pleating the skirt down with knife pleats and a box pleat in the back Basting the pleats in place Ironing the pleats down to keep things from moving around when I sew the skirt to the bodice
It has been 3 or 4 (mumble) years since I was going to do the kirtle sew-along. Life, family medical issues and changes got in the way. My skill set has improved, how I break down projects has improved, but that does not mean I’m not still learning. So I set up the video camera,… Read more »
This shall be here in a few weeks.
Seriously thinking of making a dress out of this because it is so neat.
“I wanted to send a couple pics from the con….we were a HUGE hit! We got so many compliments on our costumes and we had a lot of fun!! Thanks again!!!!!!!!!!!!!” Worn at Wizard World Comic Con.
Seven yards of crimson linen, 32 eyelets hand sewn with red buttonhole silk, and lots of sparkly bits. commissions
The last of the pages are up! http://centuries-sewing.com/research-and-tutorials/mccalls-1907-pattern-catalogue-spring-and-summer/