Category Archives: Accessories

Counting down

It’s only a week until the Jane Austen Festival Australia starts. I’ve been flat out with another project for the past few months and only squeezing in JAFA sewing for a few hours here and there, but I’ve (mostly) cleared this next … Continue reading

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HSM10 – Heroes: Linen Apron

The Historical Sew Monthly Challenge for October is to make a garment inspired by our historical hero, or our historical costuming hero. I have so, so many heroes in historical costuming; from the very first Janet Arnold book I bought in the 1980s, through … Continue reading

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HSM Challenge 3 – Regency cap from stash

The Historical Sew Monthly 2015 Challenge for March is Stashbusting: Make something using only fabric, patterns, trims & notions that you already have in stash. I’m still working on my blue satin spencer for February’s Challenge (Blue), but I have managed to … Continue reading

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