Monday, January 14, 2019

2019 Sewing Plans and Goals

2019 Sewing Plans and Goals:

My sewing plans for 2019 include a few new outfits for events, some foundation garments, fun accessories and fun outerwear. I plan to sew with ALL stash fabric, de-stash fabric, supplies and costumes, and organize, and also not add to my stash (2019 is STASH ONLY year!). I need to make a new Regency corset in 2019, and also want to make natural form bustle foundations. I also plan to spend a lot of time on historic jewelry design and creation for my Etsy shop, LadyDetalle.

PLANNED for 2019:
-Winter Tea bustle - burgundy black shot silk 1880's bustle - JAN
-Bustle outerwear or accessories for winter bustle - JAN/FEB
-Tiffany blue fur trimmed late 18th century pelisse - MAR-APR
-Georgian gentleman's jacket - MAR-APR
-Regency corset - MAY-JUL
-Secret Bustle Dress project #1 - JUN-AUG
-Natural form foundations - AUG
-Regency mourning - SEPT
-Autumn bustle - SEPT/OCT
-Regency gentleman's jacket - NOV
-Fun sewing and UFO's - DEC
-2019 De-stash, organize and purge - JAN-DEC
-LadyDetalle Etsy shop jewelry design & creation - JAN-DEC

-DF Project - TBD
-Victorian dust ruffle - TBD
-Add hem facing to black & white plaid silk Edwardian skirt - TBD
-Add hem facing to 1898 foundation pink plaid cotton skirt - TBD
-Make more muff inserts - TBD
-Make more housewife kits - TBD
-Accessories: reticules and housewives

If there's time:
-Daytime inset for Teal bustle
-1880's Teal plaid evening bustle bodice
-Embroidery samplers from RSN in Williamsburg classes-Secret Bustle Dress project #2
-Regency Pumpkin Tea flag - inspired by Kat's Victorian Party flag
-Black silk mourning bustle
-New aqua chemise dress
-1830's corset & foundation
-start my quilted petticoat project
-18th century jacket/dress with a hood
-Regency white cotton drawstring gown
-Regency silk over-robe gown

UFO's to finish (if time):
-Mustard and black Regency bee circular reticule - 98% complete, needs trim & ties
-More pleats for white summer bustle for back apron - cut and ready to iron/starch pleats 75% done
-Regency silk bees square hat - pattern cut and ready to begin
-Portrait muffs, housewife kits and reticules for Etsy shop
-Pumpkin Tea shoes - bees or fleur-de-lis
-Late 18th century gentleman's silk jacket - brown and burgundy - cutting in progress
-first 1880's Victorian corset - 75% complete, on hold
-Victorian chemise and drawers - partially sewn
-And a whole host of others I'll add if I get to them ;)

And that's my sewing plans for 2019! 


  1. Wow, that's a packed schedule! Are you going to write up a "2019 Roundup" with the projects you managed to conquer?

    Best wishes,


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