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/
McCalls 1907 Pattern Catalogue for Spring and Summer Pages 11-30
McCalls 1907 patterns for Spring and Summer pages 1 – 10 in high rez!
Full mock-up of the “red riding gown” for a client, to be made in a medium weight scarlet linen.
I went antiquing with my mother-in-law and came across several awesome things that I will be posting about over the next few weeks. First up is a preview of a McCalls pattern catalogue from 1907. It is not in very good condition and have no binding so I plan to scan it and put it up… Read More McCalls Spring and Summer 1907 Pattern Catalogue Preview
First, all the photos! This project started several months ago before I moved, got married and several life thing reared their head. So my recollection of the construction process is a little fuzzy. After a few late night fb conversations, a friend of a friend needed better clothing for 16th century interpretations. I needed… Read More A 16th Century Black Linen Doublet and Unpanned Trunkhose