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HSM ’19 Inspiration – Challenge #11: Above the Belt

October is long gone, and so it's high time to look at November's challenge for this year's Historical Sew Monthly – Challenge #11: Above the Belt: No hitting low! Let’s keep things on the up and up as the year closes, and make something worn above the belt. The focus for this challenge is clearly… Continue reading HSM ’19 Inspiration – Challenge #11: Above the Belt

1950s · Allgemein · sewing

A 1940s Shibori Wrap-Blouse

Over the last year, I did sew three (or rather four) pieces of clothing. It was less than I had planned, but more than ever before during my sewing journey. This post is about the first project of 2018, a shibori wrap-blouse. About a year ago I took a class on shibori dyeing, a resist… Continue reading A 1940s Shibori Wrap-Blouse

1920s · Allgemein · embroidery · handsewing · Historical Sew Monthly · historical sewing · undergarments

HSM ’19 Challenge #1 – Dressed to the Nines: A 1920s Step-in Chemise

It's been a long while since I've posted on here. And still no post about anything I've sewn, knitted or otherwise created. But life happened. And it's really just life. Nothing special hit me, but I seem to can't even cope with real normal life and my sewing stuff. But anyway. After having tried for… Continue reading HSM ’19 Challenge #1 – Dressed to the Nines: A 1920s Step-in Chemise

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HSM ’18 – Favourites for Challenge #2: Under

The year is going on so fast, and so is the Historical Sew Monthly. It's March and you are probably already working on your items for challenge #3. But before we leave February behind us, let's take a look back to the entries for challenge #2. The theme was Under: Make something that goes under… Continue reading HSM ’18 – Favourites for Challenge #2: Under

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HSM ’18 – Inspiration: Challenge #2 Under

It's almost February, so it's high time to get some inspiration for the next challenge of The Historical Sew Monthly. The theme for challenge #2 is Under: Make something that goes under the other layers. For your historical wardrobe, undergarments are essential as they build the base and foundation of your outfit. They protect your clothes… Continue reading HSM ’18 – Inspiration: Challenge #2 Under

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Historical Sew Monthly ’17: Challenge #10: Out of Your Comfort Zone

The year is going on so fast, that for the Historical Sew Monthly we're already facing Challenge #10: Out of Your Comfort Zone. To participate, create a garment from a time period you haven’t done before, or that uses a new skill or technique that you’ve never tried before. I don't know what's out of your… Continue reading Historical Sew Monthly ’17: Challenge #10: Out of Your Comfort Zone