Living History

New Jacket, I want to wear this now

In anticipation for spring, (we've got a ways to go) I decided to work on a lighter 18th century jacket to wear at Heritage events in warmer weather. My plan is to make two cotton petticoats (skirts), a jacket, and quilted jumps (waistcoat) as a starter wardrobe to wear this year. I decided to put… Continue reading New Jacket, I want to wear this now


Sewing again

The sewing bug has taken hold. Joann's had a $1 Simplicity pattern sale and well you know the rest. I told mom that I would make her an outfit. She ended up picking out Simplicity 2372 for the outfit she wanted. We bought some stretch denim that was on clearance for $4 dollars a yard. Woohoo! It has a… Continue reading Sewing again