I’m joining The 1912 Project

The 1912 Project is looking for test sewers to sew and blog about working with the transcribed patterns from 1912 editions of La Mode Illustree – “a beautiful French fashion journal of the period – with the goal of making all of the patterns from the entire year available.” This is in anticipation of the Titanic’s Anniversary, April 15, 2012.

I like the idea of being a test sewer. I also like the idea of sewing from historical patterns. I’m sure I’ll be perusing books on pattern alteration, grading and all the fun that comes with sewing for myself. However, not all the patterns will be for women. Transcriptions of patterns for men and children also need testing so I’m going to have fun with this project.

If you think you want to join, click on the link at the top and have fun blogging.

2 thoughts on “I’m joining The 1912 Project

  1. prttynpnk says:

    I love this fashion era, but I just don’t have the guts for this challenge- I look forward to watching you bring this beauty to life! It looks like so much fun!

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s