A look back to 2017

2017 was the year of very few, very time-consuming projects:

The quilted ensemble

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A new Francaise after one of Boucher’s portraits of Madame de Pompadour

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An embroidered waistcoat

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To be fair, I only finished the embroidery in 2017. The waistcoat itself took a bit longer.

 

Also I made a few pieces that didn’t take that much time:

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The Trinquesse Polonaise

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Nevermind the electric guitar.

Last year around this time I fell in love with a dress from a painting by Louis Rolland Trinquesse.

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Louis Rolland Trinquesse – The Music Party/Gallant Company (1774), Alte Pinakothek Munich

Since I’ve never done a proper Robe à la Polonaise, I decided to  try and make this one.

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