Currently sewing

Currently sewing: 
-Trying to get back into sewing - sewing a bit here and there

-new Victorian wire bustle foundation for an early 1870's ensemble
-Victorian early 1870's foundation underskirt 
-fixes to my black and white Edwardian skirt, plus hem stiffener

On Hold:
-Stripey black and antique gold Silk Victorian bustle skirt - on hold, doing foundations first
-Samples for new designs/kits coming soon to my Etsy shop - on and off when time
-In progress creative project - partially sewn - on hold
-In progress late 18th century jacket - drafted the bodice, need to check fit next, on hold

Next up:
-Early 1870's bustle ensemble - evening gown
-early Victorian Seaside gown
-Regency 1820's mourning gown
-2021 Sewing Plans, 2020 Sewing in Review (hint, it wasn't much), 2020 Sewing Plans, 2019 Sewing in Review - need to play catch up

Future/TBD:
-Victorian Bathing suit - cut out pattern, that's as far as I got - life, yo
-Bustle outerwear or accessories for winter bustle
OR work on my long-planned 18thc pelisse
I also want to now make an evening bodice out of the burgundy/black shot silk
Or just make a whole different bustle dress, lol - I have a few planned for this year
-UFO Sewing when time

Finished in 2021:
-Uh...lol
-Hem stiffener in my late 1890's underskirt
-Lady Detalle Business Room Reorganization - finishing touches still in progress
-Lady Detalle Historic Jewelry Design & creation - ongoing, keeps me SUPER busy
-2021 Organization, De-stash and purge - on going #greatsilkgiveaway continues! 

Finished in 2020:
-Lady Detalle Historic Jewelry Design & creation - massive amounts in 2020
-2020 Organization, De-stash and purge - it's not sewing, but I made some progress, counting it
-Handsewn LD housewife sewing roll for 3k Etsy IG giveaway
-Shot Pink silk taffeta Marie Antoinette work bag (UFO)
-Cream silk 18th century rump pad
-Dark Rose silk bag (UFO)
-Striped mustard burgundy velvet silk bag (UFO)
-Regency bee silk Circular reticule (UFO)
-Brown cream embroidered silk bag (UFO)
-Tiffany blue silk bag (UFO)
-UFO's - #sewufojanuary challenge
-LD Historic Jewelry Designs - ongoing

Finished in 2019:
-Taught a long-time work colleague how to sew a bustle
-Late autumn plaid satin silk bustle - done, will get photos up
-Georgian men's jacket in brown silk - done, will add more trim/buttons in future
-Ridiculous amounts of historic jewelry making - YUP, lol
-1880's burgundy and black shot silk bustle bodice
-1880's burgundy and black shot silk bustle skirt
-1880's burgundy and black shot silk bustle overskirt

PLANNED for 2019:
-Winter Tea bustle - burgundy black shot silk 1880's bustle - JAN - COMPLETE
-Bustle outerwear or accessories for winter bustle - JAN/FEB - Nope
-Tiffany blue fur trimmed late 18th century pelisse - MAR-APR - Not yet
-Georgian gentleman's jacket - MAR-APR (FEB-APR so far) - COMPLETE
-Regency corset - MAY-JUL - Decided to hire this out ;)
-Secret Bustle Dress project #1 - JUN-AUG - Nope, work/life got in the way
-Natural form foundations - AUG, not a chance...lol
-Regency mourning - SEPT...not this one either, lost my sewing mojo for a bit, slated for Dec or 2020
-Autumn bustle - SEPT/OCT - COMPLETE
-Regency gentleman's jacket - Didn't happen
-Fun sewing and UFO's - DEC
-2019 De-stash, organize and purge - JAN-DEC
-LadyDetalle Etsy shop jewelry design & creation - JAN-DEC, Yes absolutely! Lol

-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 - MAR/APR - COMPLETE
-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):
-Add more trim and buttons to men's Georgian brown silk coat
-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 ;)

2019 Sewing Plans

Sewing Plans for 2020:
-Regency mourning
-Regency men's
-late 18th century - day
-Regency white gown
-Regency spencer
-Regency pelisse
-Trained Victorian petticoat
-Secret Victorian project
-Late 18th century accessories and outerwear
-Victorian outerwear

-Titanic teens dress
-1890's
-Bustles

Prior Years:
2018 Year in Review
2017 Year in Review
2016 Year in Review
2015 Year in Review
2014 Year in Review