Catch-up

Stuff I made and wore in 2014!

18th century nightgown/round gown:

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American Civil War 1863 wardrobe:

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Chemise, white cotton with lace.

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Drawers (white cotton with lace), stockings (white wool) and shoes.

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Corset (white satin)

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Modesty petticoat (white cotton, yellow bias tape).

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Hoop skirt (white cotton and sprung steel).

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Over petticoat (white cotton).

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Garibaldi blouse (white cotton, grey satin bias tape) and skirt (blue and white checkered cotton).

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Daydress (white and red-checkered cotton, red pompons, white cotton detachable sleeves and white lace collar).

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Sunbonnet (white cotton, white lace, white satin ribbons).

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Evening dress (red silk, white lace shawl, white lace gloves).

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The evening dress was made from an 1980s ballgown, which was sewn in at the waist, had the skirts enlarged, and the elastic replaced with ribbons.

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Suffragette outfit alá 1910. Green cotton, white cotton lace. The bow is actually a hair decoration.

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… and red stockings. “Redstocking” is a Norwegian slang term for a feminist. Sash made of three different kinds of ribbon. The hat was bought cheap on eBay and pimped with every little hair flower I own.

Hand sewn checkered apron:

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Upcycling a beloved old dress:

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