Category Archives: Lady Moiraine’s Sacque Gown

Draping aaaahhhh

So with the internet in hand, it was time to start draping. First off, the fabric. It’s a lovely blue and black shot silk shantung from Gray Line Linens. I had been looking for a silk taffeta, but was hoping … Continue reading

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Fitted lining

At this point my construction posts will all be super boring, because I’m pretty much following Katherine’s tutorial in it’s entirety. With credit as well to some other dress diaries whose pictures I have been examining minutely (A Fractured Fairytale, … Continue reading

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Moiraine’s Sacque gown

Hoo boy, it’s time for a big project – a Robe a la Francaise, or sack-back gown, from the skin out. First reason, I’ve never done any 18th century costuming, so that’s a big era missing from my wardrobe. There … Continue reading

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HSM #1 – Foundations

I’ve really got to finish posting about my 1890s evening bodice and 1930s dress, but here we have a super quick detour for the Historical Sew Monthly #1 – Foundations. I took this rather literally – a foundation garment, which … Continue reading

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