About the project

I created this blog simply to document the process of my making a whole 18th century outfit – complete with stays, pocket hoops, petticoat, stomacher and stuff. I have the ambition to do at least 80-90% by hand and in as time typical materials as possible.
   I might also feuture tips, tricks, how-to’s and other related things I’ve found in my search for inspiration.

Robe à la Française, ca. 1765 - www.metmuseum.org

Robe à la Française, ca. 1765 - http://www.metmuseum.org

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12 Responses to “About the project”

  1. Ingrid Mida Says:

    Wow that is an ambitious project! I too would love to make an 18th century outfit but am afraid to get started. I even have some patterns. What am I waiting for?

  2. louise kahler Says:

    wow-how did you decide on that particular awesome outfit?

  3. kate Says:

    any chance of a how to on the petticoat or stomacher??? i have an art project to do on them and i have to make one x

  4. Genevieve Says:

    lovely dress. stick to it and you will get it.

  5. Kirsten Says:

    That is a magnificent project and a beautiful dress.

  6. Louise Says:

    I’m totally inspired by your blog! I love all things 18th century and I’m so excited to see your costume!

  7. justagirlwriting Says:

    I love your blog! I love your idea! I too adore the 18th century as well as Restoration period England. Would you mind if I added you to my blog?

  8. justagirlwriting Says:

    You are welcome.
    I am new to blogging and not sure if you can just click and go to my blog or not.
    so here is mine:
    http://justagirlwriting.wordpress.com/

    your dress looks like it is coming along great!

  9. AKay Says:

    I have been searching all over for a pattern that I like, cant find one I am crazy over. Do you have any suggestions on where to find some? I have looked at several fabric stores and online. Where did you come with yours? Thanks!

  10. Clementine Hobbins Says:

    Great information 🙂

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