Archive for August, 2015

1890s Shirtwaist


Hey look I finally have photos of a finished project. I have been horrible lately about taking photos of projects once I finish them. Luckily with this project I had people with me to take a photo for me. I participated at Railroad Days in Snoqualmie this weekend. I wanted to have an 1890s dress to match the age of the train depot. Luckily I already had a skirt so I simply needed a top. I decided a simple shirtwaist would do the trick. I used Truly Victorian’s 1894 Blouse. It was great. The blouse came together in about 5 hours, and I had no fitting trouble at all. It will be a definite repeat pattern. I have to admit I have fallen in love with giant puffy sleeves.



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