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So, I’m starting at the beginning with something that was finished before the December 31st due date. I made this outfit for “The Destruction of the Tea” or the Boston Tea Party at the Old South Meeting House. It was a bear! Got it done, though 🙂

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The Challenge: Starting Simple?

Fabric: Linen Like in Picante from Jo-Anns (washable linen!)

Pattern: JP Ryan’s Robe a l’Anglaise

Year: 1773 ish

Notions: 3 hook and eyes

How historically accurate is it? Fairly. Women would probably be wearing this outfit made out of fabric with a pattern on it.

Hours to complete: Too many to count, haha

First worn: December 16th, 2012

Total cost:  Maybe $60 in materials?

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