Monthly Archives: March 2012

Fabric Stories

Here’s a status for my dress projects: 1. Christine’s black German garb is nearly done. Need to put lacing holes in the sleeves and make the silk untergoller. 2. My green German dress needs lacing holes in the front and … Continue reading

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Fabric dye job worked!

Dharma didn’t lie about their colors. I followed the directions and the color came out beautifully.

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Dyed 5 yards of fabric

Since the green linen I bought for my German woodcut peasant dress was a tad too neon green, I used avocado green dye from Dharma Trading Company to overdye. I’ve never dyed fabric before. It’s a lot of darn work.

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Elizabethan Jacket taught for the second time

Today I taught the Elizabethan Jacket class for the 2nd time. This one was at Grace Church in Falls Church. There were seven attendees. It went well. The class seems to get smoother each time I teach.

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Cut silk for Christie’s dress

I bit the bullet today and cut out the silk for Christie’s sash, sleeves and brustflek.

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Straw arrived

The braided straw arrived for the German fieldworker hats.

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Spent the day at Alessandra’s

Spent the day up at Alessandra da Venizi’s working on Christie’s garb. We also planned the Italian garb classes with Jake. The St. Anne’s Guild classes are planned up until Pennsic. As for Christie’s garb, all I need to do … Continue reading

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