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Why not use Attachments?

In the world of historical sewing, of which I have only dipped a toe, there are many that use original techniques of the era that they are making or recreating. Something that I have always wondered: why aren't the attachments used that were available during the same time period as the garment being made? During… Continue reading Why not use Attachments?

christmas · embroidery · gifts · knitting · quilts · sewing · WIP's · workbasket

Workbasket – Christmas Crafting Season has begun

Last time I updated you on this embroidery it looked like the pic on the left. I have only gotten as far as the pic on the right. It has, again, been set aside in favor of gifts with a timeline (Christmas). Adipose baby completed in one lunchtime Classic K-9 started The project of the… Continue reading Workbasket – Christmas Crafting Season has begun

clothing · sewing · Slow Fashion · workbasket

Potential New Project – Swim suit(s)

Some time ago, the cover art on a Victorian Trading Co. catalog caught my eye. These swim suits are practically begging to be made! I saved the cover in a "safe place". Having been unable to find it again, it was assumed that it had been tossed in one of my rabid purges. Occasionally it… Continue reading Potential New Project – Swim suit(s)