I haven't had the chance to sew properly for months and I am nowhere near my goal of posting my backlog of un-shared costumes...BUT...
I have decided to join The Historical Sew Monthly 2015!
I am still not convinced that this is an entirely good idea considering the amount of studying I have to do and the fact that I have to produce a Masters dissertation by the end of August. However, it is something that I have always wanted to do.
I started to make costumes about 2 years ago and one of the main things
that spurred me on to finally do something I’d always dreamed of was
reading other costumer’s blogs. I especially enjoyed seeing the things
that people had made for challenges like the Historical Sew Challenge
and I love the idea of sharing projects with a common goal.
So I am hoping that the challenges will motivate me to produce at least some small items this year in between my studies. Unfortunately I have already missed January but I know that I won't be able to complete all of the challenges this year. That really would be madness!! However,
after careful contemplation of the list I think a minimum of four
challenges is a good starting point…And maybe I can combine some of the challenges and cover more of them with a 2-in-1 approach. We'll see...
Anyway here is the list:
I already have some ideas brewing for ways of combining January and February and creating a small blue foundation garment... But more to follow on that later. Now I have to make a start on some real work!