When your best friend comes to visit, what do you do? You sight see of course. Our adventures took us to various locations near my new home.
One of our stops was at the Texas Civil War Museum. And how does this classify as a subject for a sewing blog you ask? The museum houses an exhibit of ladies fashion from the Civil War up to the beginning of the twentieth century. There are a few other fascinating textiles as well. (One friend kept texting me and asking questions about all the Civil War flags...... The Color Bearer.)
I know my blogging presence has been less that optimal of late, but I think that is the way it might be for awhile. At some point, I will relate why, but now is not the time. But let's not get all gloomy!
I am back with a real post, to let you know what the status of my Civil War Dress is!
Miriam's family and mine have been trying for awhile to get together and have dinner. That finally worked out, and Miriam suggested I could bring my dress along and we might get a chance to get some work done. Miriam got the front of the lining and the bodice sewn together. I can boast a little more progress than I made the last time we worked on this.
So apparently, Miriam and I just party whenever our parents are away. I invited her over for the evening to do some more sewing. It was nice to have some company when my younger siblings went to bed. As you can tell from my instagram post, it was backwards progress for me!
So this is what happens when a friend invites you over for a sleepover. You stay up late sewing and drinking real hot apple cider before you decide that you can't think straight and are making more mistakes than it is worth.
I have the first pattern draft of this skirt sketch of mine done. I am ready to do my first complete test of the pattern. I still have a lot to do before the pattern is ready to sell. I can't help but look through my other sketches and dream about what I want to work on next both in pattern drafting and projects.
Sarah loves to sew, learn more about sewing, and create items with a vintage flair. Her arch enemy is clipping curves, and she has a tolerable relationship with the seam ripper.
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