All posts tagged: 1910s

The Scroop Patterns Selina Blouse

Meet the Selina Blouse!

I’m extremely excited to introduce the latest Scroop Pattern: the Selina Blouse. This gorgeous mid-1910s blouse is the perfect addition to your historical costuming wardrobe, but works equally well for historybounding and modern wear. Buy the Selina Blouse pattern here! – and get 10% off for the first week! To celebrate the launch, the Selina Blouse pattern is 10% off from now until midnight on Friday 23 April, New Zealand time. I absolutely love 1910s fashions.  It was such an inventive era in fashion, but the clothes are also very practical and wearable.  The Selina Blouse pattern is taken from an extant garment in my collection and combines all the best bits of fun and wearability. View A is a direct replica of the original blouse and has a waistcoat-effect front and a collar. View B is based on fashion plates and patterns showing similar simple raglan sleeve blouses.  It has a plain front and no collar.  It’s the perfect palette for trim and embellishment, and for pairing with a novelty collar. Wear it out over …

Selina Testers Wanted

Call for Pattern Testers for a new 1910s blouse pattern!

UPDATE: Applications are now closed.  Thank you to everyone who applied! I’m extremely excited that I have a new 1910s blouse pattern ready to test – which of course means I need testers to help make sure it’s as awesome as possible. If you’d like to help test the blouse, keep reading to learn more, and how to apply… The Pattern: A classic 1910s blouse based on an extant example, featuring design details which first appeared in high-fashion in late 1913, and which were most popular from 1915-18. Testers: This is an intermediate pattern.  Prior historical sewing experience is not required, but testers should be comfortable making garments and sewing buttonholes. The pattern features historically accurate construction details.  It’s been designed as a historical pattern, but could also work for historybounding. I’m primarily looking for testers who want to wear this as a historical garment, and have the correct undergarments to wear it with.  As part of the application you’ll need to indicate if you plan to test this as a historical garment, or for …