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Tagged With: Corset

Latest Project

I’m working on an underbust corset to be used for multiple things, but first I hope to wear it next weekend to the Renaissance Festival. Here’s the kicker, I’m going to embroider it using beetle wings. (Inspired by Koshka) I want it to be a bit creepy. I’m also thinking of putting dyed harem cloth … Continue reading »

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HSM #5 May Challenge: Practicality

Historical Sew Monthly! The¬†Challenge: Practicality May 2015 (So late) Fabric: Linen Cotton Blend Pattern: Elizabethan Corset Pattern Generator (Modified) Year: Mid 18th Century. Notions: grommets How historically accurate is it? Somewhat, silhouette is correct. Hours to complete: No idea, way longer than it should have. First worn: Not Yet Total cost: $15.00ish It’s practical because … Continue reading »

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I’m working on a dress for a client. Actually, it’s a chemise, corset, skirt, over-skirt and separate sleeves. Just had a fitting of the mock-up and it worked out fabulously! I was so pleased at how the corset fit with the adjusting I had to do to the original pattern, to meet measurements. It made … Continue reading »

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New Regency

Here are some photos of my new regency duds. The brassier is based off of the one here:¬† which is based on the one at the Kyoto Costume Institute. (2 layers of cotton canvas and small zip ties for boning) The dress is from the Ravenrook La Mode Bagatelle Regency Wardrobe pattern. It’s the same … Continue reading »

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First pleather corset pix

Here are the first pictures of my new pleather corset. I’ll get more at the fair this weekend.

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