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Category: costuming

Dixie DIY vs. Dixie Victorian, round one

As you know, I’ve been working on this new historical costuming thing. I’ll tell you it’s just a fling so you don’t worry about me. 😉   (Exposing her petticoat?? How scandalous!) I’m using this pattern – Butterick 5831 and some green/beige homespun cotton gingham. So far I have most everything done. I have to sew the bodice to the waistband, hem the skirt and add buttons. And I’m almost done with the petticoat, just…

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