For the HSF 2014 “The Dreamstress” have decided to anounce all of the up-coming challenges at once. This will make it easyer to plan your sewing year, and hopfully to keep the planes.
So last night I sat down and compared my whislist to the challenges and the up-coming historical events (that I know of) this year. Making something like a sewing plan for 2014. This feels verry strange, since I usaly decides at the last minute, and the chance is that I change my mind and want to make something else.
But I will try to stick to the plan as long as I can.
So here it is – The HSF Challenges 2014, and my intended garmnent.
1. Make do/mend:
And a re-make of my old 1750s flowery jacket (Done).
a 1880s corset (Done, will post in a few days).
A 18th century calico jacket (this one depends on how I feel when I get the fabric (which is still in my inlaws basement)).
4. Under it all
I’m not sure about this one, will have to wait and see.
6. Fairytale & 7. Tops/Toes
A 1900s white gown, inspired from the “Ariel” design together with some real pictures, and a big lovely hat to match. I think I got the right fabric for this gown, and now that I got lots of lace aswell, I should just go for it.
I’m not sure about this one, will have to wait and see. Hopfully I can use some of my stash, and perhaps do something for one of my sisters.
9. Black/White & 10. Art
A 1780s white sateen skirt and the green striped gown in the painting. I already own the striped fabric, just need to find a nice white one for the skirt.
A regency roundgown. It don’t get more political then that…
12. Shape/Support & 14. Paisley/Plaids.
A 1850s cage crinoline to be worn under the 1850s paisley gown. I have two bedsheets in brown/paisley which I bought with a dress like this in mind.
13. under 10 Usd
I think this challenge can be lot of things, like a chemise, a fichu, a hat or some other accessorie. I will wait and se what I will need at the time. But I think it will have to be pretty quick and simple, since the next one will take some extra time.
A light blue 18th century redingoat. Love this one from “Festive Attyre“, and I do have a pale blue, soft wool that would be perfect.
This one can also be a lot of things, but I think I will do something easy since the “Outerwear” one will be big.
Maybe a regency open robe like the one worn on the round gown for challenge 11. This depends on what kind of fabric I find.
Not sure yet, but thinkig of making a 18th century robe out of some flowery fabric I got. There will always be poems about flowers, right.
19. HSF inspiration
I’m sure there will be lots of inspiration in the “HSF” folders by then, but right now I have no ideé.
20. Alternative Universe
Maybe some steampunk or halloween dress. I like them both, but are not sure I will get any use out of them…
A easy one to do since you can make almost anything, but I will decide later on.
22. Fortnightliers Choise
This depends on what the challenge will be.
23. Modern History
This one is difficult, since I usaly don’t wear “strange” clothing. But maybe I can try some 1930s blouse or pant patterns. Or perhaps the lovely black dress from “True Blood”.
I’m thinking of making a 1920s party gown, maybe something I can wear on new years eve.
And thats was that.
I’m guessing I’ve been a bit to entusiastic (and optimistic) on this plan.
But I really like that I manadged to fit most of my wishlist into the challenges for this year. And that the big costume pieces are to be made in fabric I already own. That way I will try to keep the sewing budget smaler then last year.
I will do a recap in about 11 months and we will se if I manadged to stick to the plan.
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so enthusiastic. . . i am keen to see these all done