Historical Sew Monthly Challenge - January: Firsts & Lasts
|18th century petticoat using a lovely striped linen|
Here's the breakdown for the project -
The Challenge: January - Firsts and Lasts. This is the first item in my 18th century outfit.
Material: 100% striped linen from Burnley & Trowbridge
Pattern: Petticoat by J. P. Ryan
Year: late 18th century
Notions: linen tape, cotton thread
How historically accurate is it? 95%. Historically accurate pattern though I used the sewing machine for most parts except the hemming.
Hours to complete: Maybe 4-5 hours
First worn: Not worn yet. I'm waiting to finish my outfit!
Total cost: about $35 for cost of linen and linen tape