Tuesday, January 14, 2014

Historical Sew Fortnightly Challenge #1

For this challenge I didn't want to buy suspenders, so I made do with stash stuff!




The Challenge: Make Do and Mend

Fabric: Cotton belting, Leather

Pattern: http://www.autostraddle.com/this-is-a-holdup-make-your-own-suspenders-51549/
     http://manmadediy.com/users/chris/posts/190-how-to-make-your-own-suspenders
Year: 1920
Notions: Metal U rings, suspender clips

How historically accurate is it?  About as good as I can get.

Hours to complete: 2

First worn: Arisia 2014

Total cost: Stash except suspender clips, so $4