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Wool gown finished

Friday evening, while at NASFiC, I finished the wool gown. I wore it all day Saturday. Now, the end result is not exactly what I wanted. The sleeves are narrower than they really ought to be, because I was a smidge … Continue reading

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Wool gown progress

The wool gown is coming along pretty well. On Thursday, I finished pad stitching the bodice interlining. Over the weekend, I attached the lining, and then attached the fashion fabric. Now I’m hemming one edge of each skirt panel (they’re … Continue reading

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10 Days to go

Here’s the progress report for my Pentathlon entries: Smokkr: need to redo the darts with correct thread. Documentation is ready, save a photo. Serk: working on seam finishing. Seams finished up to knees, hem done, one sleeve almost done. Documentation … Continue reading

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Viking Pentathlon Progress

I finished the hangerock/smokkr and wore it for that wedding in October, but I didn’t do the under dress. I kind of didn’t do much related to the pentathlon for a little bit (my basement filled with sewage, and the … Continue reading

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Viking Progress

Saturday I went to the Library of Congress, which seems to be the only place in the United States that has a copy of “Die Textilfund aus dem Hafen von Haithabu.” I now have a lot of German to throw … Continue reading

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Trimming is slow

I’ve been sewing trim onto the pink gown. I sat down to watch Babylon 5: In the Beginning, and I thought I’d at least get the trim for the front finished during that 2hr movie. Nope. I got the trim … Continue reading

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