Decorations make the historical garment glorious. Whether you use embroidery, trim, pleating, lace, buttons, applique, quilting, jewels, or any other form of embellishment, this challenge is all about decorative detail.
When you are done, post a link to your photos or blog post in the comments, or in the event photo album on Facebook.
For inspiration, check out all of these gorgeous embellished garments
What am I embellishing? Oh, goodness, I don’t know! There are so many things I need to embellish! The Pet, Ninon, Lady Anne Darcy could use more, the 1770s mans suit…the list goes on. I guess I’ll just have to surprise us both!
I ended up doing a simple little ‘soft’ entry of a late ’20s hat,
and going full-out and fully embellishing my 1780s Indienne chintz pet-en-l’aire: