Saturday, April 27, 2013

Historical Sew Fortnightly: Challenge 8

I'm so behind! I'm trying to catch up, though, and I'll be working on going back and making up the last few challenges.



 

The Challenge:Seaside Inspiration

Fabric: 4 yds Sateen

Pattern: TV 201

Year: 1872

Notions: Thread, 2 hooks and eyes, 5 yards pleated trim

How historically accurate is it?  Pretty good.  Not sure about the historical correctness of trim placement.

Hours to complete: 8

First worn: ?

Total cost: $30 in fabric, $20 in trim, scrap muslin for hem and waistband.