Monday, January 14, 2013

Historical Sew Fortnightly: Challenge 1

Yet again at the last minute, I finished a regency recticule:

The Challenge: #1: Bi/Tri/Quadri/Quin/Sex/Septi/Octa/Nona Centennial

Fabric: Silk Faille, lined with polished cotton


Year: 1813

Notions: Thread, ribbon

How historically accurate is it?:  Dunno.  Used a sewing machine, so not that.  Historically accurate fabrics, but rayon ribbon.

Hours to complete: maybe 1.  I took this one easy.

Total cost: all stash, so $0

I'm finishing my bustle dress next week, so to get a head start on that I wanted an easy challenge #1.

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