Project: Restoring a French WWI Pack

Awhile back, Marc acquired a model 1893 French pack that was in pretty bad shape.  Several of the seams had come undone, the metal […]

Quickie Project: Eggplant Wool Sleeved Waistcoat

So, next week is an 18th century event at Fort Ward, right down the road (literally, less than 3 miles) from our apartment.  The […]

Mauve Breeches: First Steps to Final Product

So, to say I’m a bit behind in writing about my projects would be a vast understatement.  But, I’m hoping to work through the […]

Sleeved Waistcoat: Making The First Muslin

Last night I finally cut out the pieces for my first muslin of my blue linen sleeved waistcoat.  Since I’m going to need to […]

Work in Progress: Starting my Sleeved Waistcoat

Last night I finally started on my first garment in my new set of 18th century clothes – a sleeved waistcoat with laced-on sleeves. […]