I bet you didn't know you could upgrade your time travels?! But sometimes it's necessary.
Shawnee style Moccasins
During the 1700's when our pioneer ancestors were out on the frontier they couldn't just pop into Walmart for a new pair of shoes, so when their shoes wore out or they just found out how much simpler and MUCH more comfortable it was to make their own many turned to the Indian style moccasins. These are Hubby's new shoes.
This nice 100% raw linen fabric--
...will become a new pair of Knee Breeches. (boy, these men can go through some breeches, I think this is the 4th pair I've made for him...in 5 years)
I have to share the cover of this book, it's one of my favorites that I use for most of my 18th century projects. "Tidings from the 18th Century" by Beth Gilgun
This is a John Buxton print (one that I want REALLY bad)...do you see the spinning wheel strapped to the horse? Oh yeah...that would be ME!!
"Honey, you want to move where...to the frontier?" "Then you'd better find a place for my wheel!"
Keep on Knittin' & Spinnin'