1912 Mantle Finished

I am so thrilled I got the mantle done for my dress-up weekend. I went with a friend and we dressed in our day wear. I actually finished stitching down the lining and other hand sewing on the bus ride up to Chicago. I need to rest before starting on anything... though I've said that … Continue reading 1912 Mantle Finished

Mantle #0189 Gusset Tutorial

There was some talk about the gussets for Mantle #0189 on the 1912 Titanic Sewing Project Facebook page. Once one of the sewing group participants posted a photo of how the gussets were sewn on her mantle and that's when I finally got it. See, gussets on sleeves don't always go in the same way. This … Continue reading Mantle #0189 Gusset Tutorial

Grading my 1912 Mantle

I just know I want to try to stitch up the other jackets from the 1912 project but with limited time, I thought the mantle would be the sanest route. Sanity is overrated. I had to learn how to grade this vintage pattern... and to be quite honest, I'm glad I don't have much time … Continue reading Grading my 1912 Mantle

I have a list

My list is made up of the things I need to sew before I go to C2E2 on Friday. This Friday. I'm not panicking. No, siree. Wait. I am a little panicky. But the fun must go on. If I learned anything from working in theater all these years is that it always comes together. … Continue reading I have a list