The question is, what should I line the overgown with? I was thinking silver but this far have yet to find anything that isn’t too shiny.
Everything is just pinned/basted in place, well save for the trim, that is hand sewn on. I need to tweak the shape of the hanging sleeve still, the skirt will be re-pleated.
Started sewing on the second line of trim along the hem. And patterned/draped this before Thanksgiving, this is it just pinned in place.
Thread Banger’s interview with Costume Designer Susan Hilferty, http://www.threadbanger.com/episode/iST_20081009
This is just the velvet layer of the corset sewn together and pinned to the too small for it form. I’m working on the “work” layer now. So many boning cases to make… Back drape which I need to steam to get the wrinkles out of, kinda like the texture from them. Hem finish I… Read More Pictures, as requested…
Just thinking out loud on how to put things together. I want no outer stitching showing on the velvet, so all of the boning will go on the inner twill layer. The velvet layer is then basted to the twill layer and the pieces treated as one. The question is to flat fell or not to flat fell. This… Read More Velvet Corset pondering
Petticoat hem waistband made Need to lightly overdye the sheer skirt layers to get it to blend a bit more; Then pleat down the skirt and attach it to the petticoat and attach the waistband. Done! Corset Corset mock up, adjusted Need to press seams and put in some temp bones and… Read More More progress list
All 36 pieces for the corset are cut out, ouch my back.