1850s black silk bodice and skirt
Here’s an item I recently completed: a mid-century silk day dress! This item was made using Martha McCain’s beautiful Simplicity 4400 pattern. I love the shape of this pattern, and the fit! However, I did alter the construction methods a bit so that they would conform better with actual period techniques (note that the modern directions on the pattern are Simplicity’s...
A while ago I created a tutorial for Threadbanger showing how to make customized spats for your shoes. I’m posting it here mainly so I can find it in the future. :)