Category Archives: 18th c shift

Finished shift

The piece of shi(f)t is done! I practiced my deep breathing, and ended up removing and re-sewing the backwards sleeve, plus removing and resewing the backwards cuff. Then onto a new skill for me, handmade buttonholes. I went off of … Continue reading

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Can I throw every piece into the fire now?

This EXPLETIVE shift just does not want to get made. After taking out the gathers, cutting down the shift sleeves and sewing them in, I popped the shift back on again. Sleeves were still too long. I ended up taking … Continue reading

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An 18th century shift

I have some fun 18th century sewing plans coming up, which I shall describe in EXTREME detail in a future post (due to doing a ton of Research). That means it is finally time I make an actual shift, instead … Continue reading

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