The Cognitive Shift, or 18th Century SHIFTS,
WHAT I KNOW AND HOW I LEARNED IT
© Sharon Ann Burnston 2005, 2010, 2012, 2013, 2017

Introduction
Choosing Suitable Materials
Cut and Construction
Custom Fitting Your Shift
Shift Neckline Woes
Sewing the Shift
Stroke Gathers
Ruffles
Monogramming A Shift
FAQs
Replica Shift

REPLICA SHIFT PHOTOS

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completed replica shift, c. 1730's





replica shift neckline, c. 1752





Sleeve seams, flat felling step one




Sleeve seams, flat felling step two




Sleeve shoulder stroke gathers






Shift sleeve gusset, from outside




Shift sleeve gusset from inside





replica shift cuff




replica shift cuff placket




replica shift gores seams and side seams with flatfell




replica shift gores with butted/whipped selvedge seams and flat felled seam




replica shift gore and hem



Introduction
Choosing Suitable Materials
Cut and Construction
Custom Fitting Your Shift
Shift Neckline Woes
Sewing the Shift
Stroke Gathers
Ruffles
Monogramming A Shift
FAQs
Replica Shift

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