• Costuming
  • Sewing 18th Century Stays

    As I work my way through salvaging a dog damaged duvet cover, subsequently building a small 18th century wardrobe with it, I️ had enough scrappy pieces to make a set of 18th century stays.  I just LOVE this Indienne pattern.     I used to wear an underbust corset underneath the jacket of my Claire costume […]

  • Costuming
  • Sewing 18th Century Jackets

    What do you do when your dogs chew through the center of your favorite Pottery Barn duvet cover that just so happens to be Indienne, a fabric pattern popular between 17th and 19th centuries?  Cut it up and make it into 18th century clothing, duh!  Determined to expand my 18th century wardrobe with available materials and my […]