Happy New Sewing Year!

So… 2014 have come around and hopefully i’ll make more this year than last one. I planning to be a part of the HSF’14 and hopes to complete all. I do not think I will do so. But a dream is a dream. The themes is so fare:

HSF’14:

#1 – Make do and Mend

For this challenge am I planning some 1940 kickers and underwear. I have been wanting to do WW2 reenactment for a long time, and finally have I found a group there also uses us women for more than cooking and nursing. In Denmarks Danforce Brigade we learned to use rifles, machineguns and grenades. So I will be doing a lot of 1940 thing this year!

Here is the pattern I will be using. It is from www.veravenus.com

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#2 – Innovations

I have been giving this challenge a lot of thought. But do not know what to make! Give me some ideas!

#3 – Pink

For this will I sew a pink 1940 bra. I have wanted to use a pattern from Jill Salens book “Vintage Lingerie” for a long time now. Now is the chance!

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#4 –   Under it all

Another pattern from Jill Salens boom will be used for this one. No girl in the 1940s could live without a suspenderbelt. And it is also going to be pink!

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#5 – Bodice

For my new 1940 uniform I need a jacket. I have already found a pattern which will only need a few adjustments.

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#6 – Fairytales

I would love to make something related to the Danish author Hans Christian Andersen. But I do not know what in this moment. I need inspiration.

#7 – Tops and Toes

In this challenge will I modify a Chinese parasol to become an 18th century parasol. It is so exiting. First time trying this and the first time making something from this era.

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But for my 1940 Lotte uniform will I also need a shirt, a hat and skirt. So much to do!

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I would also love to make a 18th century wardrobe, and especially a stay.

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4 thoughts on “Happy New Sewing Year!

  1. Pingback: HSF #1/2014 – Make do & Mend | History Seamstress

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