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c.1775 Dress: The Bodice

1775 dress bodiceSerena discusses real eighteenth century bodice construction methods, and then builds one step by step using those principles.

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tilialinden  
c.1775 Dress: The Bodice   Very educative to someone like me whose never made this type of dress.  
 
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carlyw24  
c.1775 Dress: The Bodice   You say the bodice will close edge to edge in the front. What is used to fasten it? Is it pinned shut? Was it normal for hooks and eyes to have been used? I feel like the closure method was neglected in the article. But otherwise, great article, I'm grateful for the step by step photos!  
 
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serenadyer  
c.1775 Dress: The Bodice   Hi Carly, I'll be addressing the closure in the next article, once the skirt has been attached to the bodice :)  
 
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kaiponoheakeikiokaaina  
c.1775 Dress: The Bodice   Very helpful indeed. Thank you! Can't wait for the next article.  
 
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demode_kvc  
c.1775 Dress: The Bodice   Carly - yep, they really did pin them closed -- no hooks & eyes or anything else!  
 
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bookwyrm  
c.1775 Dress: The Bodice   A third seam option is the one used by Koshka http://www.koshka-the-cat.com/blue_print1.html.  
 

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