Category: inprogress

Testing an embroidery design 2

Testing an embroidery design

It is always worth doing a mock-up of any design plan so you can catch potential problems. In this case, I planned some embroidery to match a design on the trim chosen by a...

Quilted doublet test sample 0

Quilted doublet test sample

Here is an example of a quilting sample that was used in picking the right combination of fabrics, batting, and extra padding for an arming doublet that is in progress: The Venetian hose made...

B&G update 0

B&G update

Here is the doublet with the collar finished along with the requested hat. The buttons are just pinned on and are waiting for the final fitting.

B&G Doublet and Skirt preview 0

B&G Doublet and Skirt preview

I had very little of this blue and gold (B&G) fabric to start with but we’ve managed to piece together trim for a skirt and hat and a doublet of the embroidered silk. I...

Purple corset 0

Purple corset

Here is a teaser shot of a project currently under way. The boning just arrived from the group order so I’m about to start tipping ends! There is a busk under that lacing but...