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Pattern Review 8/12/06 6:52 PM
Other - Tailor's Guide Ladies Riding Habit 1730
Pattern Description: Ladies Riding Habit 1730. I was using it to make a replica of Glenn Close's traveling outfit from Dangerous Liaisons. Pattern Sizing: small-x-large Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it? Yes, looks great. This is the sa...more...
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Pattern Review 7/20/06 8:21 AM
Other - Eagle's View #68 waistcoat/vest pattern
Pattern Description: Waistcoat/vest pattern Pattern Sizing: 36-50 inch chest. I've made this when my husband was closer to a 50 chest and most recently at about a 43 and both fit well with little alteration. Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing w...more...
2 comments
 
Pattern Review 7/16/06 9:50 PM
Other - Wingeo - pattern 709 Late 18th C hat
Pattern Description: Late 18th C, 19th and 20th C Hat Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it? Yes, wonderful pattern, looks great. Were the instructions easy to follow? Yes, knowledge of hat construction techniques would be helpful though. Do...more...
6 comments
 
Pattern Review 7/16/06 9:34 PM
Other - Pattern Pack #2 A Dress of the Revolution 1793
Pattern Description: Northern Society of Costume and Textiles, Pattern Pack No. 2 : A Dress of the Revolution - worn for escape - 1793 Pattern Sizing: One size, not full sized pattern, scaled pattern of original garment. Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were don...more...
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Book Review 3/24/06 8:42 AM
Fashion in Colors
This is an exhibit catalog for the traveling exhibit from the Kyoto Costume Institute called Fashion in Colors. This exhibit has been at the Cooper Hewitt Museum in NYC, it closes March 26, 2006. The Kyoto Costume Institute is recognized as having one of the top costume collections in the world. ...more...
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I mostly make historic costumes for reenactment, teas, fun, etc.. Some children's and men's stuff for my husband and sons but mostly women's for myself. 18thC through early 20th C is my primary inte...more

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