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The Challenge: UFO or PHD Fabric: Cotton Pattern:   J.P. Ryan Pet-en-l'air Year: mid 18th century Notions: thread, boning, grommets, twill tape How historically accurate is it? As good as I can get. I don't hand stitch eyelets, ever. I did minimal hand stit...

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HSF14: #7 Tops and Toes
The Challenge: Tops and Toes   Fabric: Cotton scraps   Pattern: none, but this page got me the basic info I needed: 18th Century Hats   Year: 18th century   Notions: straw hat, thread, satin ribbons   How historically accurate is it? Not too shabby, I think...

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HSF14 #6: Fairytale
The Challenge: Fairytale .   Fabric: Cotton bed sheet   Pattern:   Sense and Sensibility - The Elegant Lady's Closet. Drawstring Dress.   Year:  1790s   Notions: thread   How historically accurate is it? Not too bad considering it's made from a bed sheet an...

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HSF14: #5 Bodice
The Challenge: Bodice Fabric: 2 yards of Taffeta Pattern: Truly Victorian: TV420: 1879 Cuirass Bodice with Evening Options   Year: 1879   Notions: Thread, boning, trim, button forms   How historically accurate is it? As close as I could get. Machine stitche...

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HSF14: #4 Under It All
The Challenge: Under It All ... I ended up making 3 items so that I would have a full set of undergarments under my Natural Form dress. Petticoat Fabric: 10
yards pink broadcloth (7 from my Grandmother's quilt stash purchased in
1995 for the petticoat. 3 ...
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