HSM #1 – Shaky Foundations

I just barely made it, in terms of completing the first challenge for the Historic Sew Monthly. With the basement still in shambles (though less than the last time I posted),┬áit isn't all that easy to get in to my sewing machine. Or my patterns. Or a space to lay out and cut out fabric. … Continue reading HSM #1 – Shaky Foundations

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Historic Sew Monthly

I don't remember exactly when or how I first stumbled upon The Dreamstress website, run by Leimomi Oakes, but I do know it was the happiest moment in my sewing blog searching. Leimomi, a textile and fashion historian runs one of the best resources for historic costuming and textiles. There's a glossary of terms, in … Continue reading Historic Sew Monthly