This has been one of my dream gowns since I started sewing. I begun the project in 2014, but for reasons it was never finished and I never was able to pick it up again. Until now. I decided to use the 1871 skirt pattern from Patterns of Fashion since I had had success withContinue reading “Miss Dolton’s gown from 1871”
I visited Venice on February, and the event I most looked forward to attending was Carnevale Fin De Siècle 1890-1907 walk hosted by Rêverie. https://www.facebook.com/reverievents I didn’t have a costume ready for that time period, so, as usual, I took too long to decide what style of outfit I should make, and ended up makingContinue reading “Making of a green wool costume for 1899: the skirt”
I adore the outfit in this painting L’escrimeuse by Jean Beraud! It’s active wear but sexy. It’s long been on my mind. And this year hasn’t been the most active for me when it comes to creative projects, so trying to take on any new big and complicated project at this moment would probably causeContinue reading “Last new project of 2020: Late Victorian fencing outfit”
Ever since I lost most of the photos on my first blog augustintytar.blogspot.com, I fell out of the habit of blogging about my sewing. I eventually slowly started to miss it, but looking at the old blog with all the broken content drained every bit of rekindled inspiration to actually start writing. So here weContinue reading “Fresh start”
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