But did I stick to the plan?
1) Finish bustle UFOI did not finish the bustle UFO.
However I did draft a pattern for the Woman's Bustle England, circa 1875 - LACMA and I made a mock-up. The pattern needs only a minor tweak.
Today I'm excited to introduce our guest author Rose Jones. Rose has very generously agreed to share with us a garment from her extant clothing collection.
Rose shares my passion for beautiful historic garments, and likes to attempt to recreate them in her free time. She is a biologist by day, with two cats and a dog who like nothing better than sitting, sleeping and playing all over her sewing.