I recently decided to sew another Robe à l’Anglaise / Italian Gown. Join me along that journey, if you like 🙂 … Read More Sewing an 18th Century Dress for Springtime
We finally took some pictures of my robe à l’anglais outside in, I would like to say “the sun”, but no, we took them in the rain. It was quite fun but I hope, that the weather will be nicer to us next time. … Read More Making a Robe à l‘Anglaise – Singin‘ in the Rain
Welcome to the second post on my Robe à l’Anglaise! This post discusses finishing the gown and making a matching hat to go with it. Expect lots of beads and complaining on how hard hats are to make (especially for your fingertips). … Read More Making a Robe à l’Anglaise – Part 2
Part one of making a robe à l’anglaise (about 1785), discussing the design, making the skirt and drafting the pattern for the bodice. This is quite an easy project.
I hope you enjoy! … Read More Making a Robe à l’Anglaise – Part 1