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JAFA 2017 Planning

With the Jane Austen Festival Australia now less than four months away, it’s time for some serious planning! Dresses from previous years I can wear again: Muslin front-opening dress and Blue damask open robe Light aqua cotton sari dress Navy/teal … Continue reading

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HSM8 – Pattern: Hand-sewn day dress

This is somewhat late for the Historical Sew Monthly August challenge, but I did have good intentions of getting it done in time! Challenge details are below. I didn’t exactly start out to hand-sew an entire dress. This was supposed … Continue reading

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Block print round gown progress

The second dress I made last year was a block print dress using the Sense and Sensibility draw-string dress pattern. I followed the pattern as written pretty much, although I did lengthen the back a little and add a waistband. … Continue reading

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