In the second part of this two-part series, Lyssa shows us how to stitch the main features of her waistcoat corset.
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Ruth de-mystifies how to drape this delightful informal 18th century style on the stand in this ultimate step by step guide. Part 1 of 2.
I love 18th Century quilted petticoats but I really hate quilting. So here's how to fake an 18th century quilted petticoat convincingly.
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Lyssa shows us how to create an embroidered, waistcoat-style contemporary corset--inspired by original 18th century gentlemen’s garments.
Using beads and crystals can give your costume a sparkle that no-one else has. Get started with this modern take on a Georgian stomacher.
All dressed up with nowhere to go? Your 18th century gown would probably enjoy a nice trip to Versailles to party like the Sun King.
Ruth walks us through the process of making an 18th century pet en l’air, including the tricky process of sleeve setting. Part 2 of 2.
In the final instalment, Chantal shows how to make your own buckram crown and create a finished, functional hat.
Making 18th century hats out of modern placemats? What about the crown? Here's how to add a soft silk crown, and a buckram option too.
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Historical Clothing Success Path ~ Corsetmaking Success Path