Let's start at the beginning... This is me, age 8, in my very first sewn garment, a skirt! The material was really nice, a blue cotton with silvery-white dandelion puffs on it. It was an introduction to simple straight sewing, as well as sewing a drawstring and a casing. This is still hanging up in my closet :)
|Me, age 8... yup.|
|Me, age 12, and Hopey, age 13|
|Hopey, TJ, and me two years ago! Our dresses still fit us, although I had just finished my blue dress and so I wanted to wear that. I wore my purple dress in December for the Illumination though!|
|Brr! It's too cold for Hope and me to be out in just our dresses! (By the way, that's my Mom in the middle) :)|
|So I made a cape! This is my friend Nicole (we're practically sisters) playing with me in the Powell House, wearing my purple dress and a Civil War cape of her own.|
|Nicole and me in the stocks with our capes.|
Following that, I made the blue Civil War dress that I've already posted about...
And then I made a corset, 1770's reproduction mitts, and a shift.
Of course, the corset is where my blog started covering my sewing life, and the prom dress, Dolley Madison gown, side panniers, pocket, muffs, and 1770's dress followed. And now here we are! I know that some of that stuff still needs to be posted, but all that is on its way. If you have any questions about anything I've sewn or posted pictures of, please just comment and let me know! :)