Ruth continues her exploration of historical textiles and shows us how to find modern equivalents.
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In the final article of this series, Lyssa shows how to insert a real, working clockwork mechanism into a corsetted gown!
If you want to sew but never seem to do it, maybe it's your space that's the problem. Here are some clever hacks to fix YOUR sewing space.
Ruth explores the huge variety of historic fabrics described in archives and seen in museums, finding us modern equivalents and suppliers.
Taking inspiration from her passion for Japanese culture, Lyssa shows us how to use kimono fabric to create a stunning corset.
Soutache is a fantastic looking Victorian trim. Even better, it offers a huge visual impact with relatively little work attached to it!
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When creating shapes that defy the laws of physics, logic, or human anatomy, basic upholstery foam is one of the costumer's best tools.
Lyssa explores the story behind kimono and obi, and the opportunities and pitfalls of buying and using their fabric.
Lace fabric makes dazzling headwear for many historical periods. Here are several projects that use lace fabric to its full advantage.
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