Laurie Tavan

Underbust corset: mock-up 0

Underbust corset: mock-up

Other than adding a bone and slightly changing two boning placements this pattern if ready to go! My parrot Percy snuck into this photo.

Rose & Red Surcoat: construction & fitting 0

Rose & Red Surcoat: construction & fitting

My client saw this 1 yard of red shot-with-black silk taffeta with a gold embroidery and knew she wanted to do another silk gown. We had been thinking of going with another linen gown....

Cream loose kirtle: piecing & fitting 1

Cream loose kirtle: piecing & fitting

This will be worn under a previously made red & cream silk ropa. We are also making a new surcoat that can be worn over this kirtle as well. I’ll post some photos of...

Cleaning: photo and garage storage 0

Cleaning: photo and garage storage

Yes I’m alive and working on many projects. Life has revolved around cleaning (and planting). I know I haven’t been very posty lately. There is a good reason. No posts have been forthcoming because...

Workroom: still more boxes 1

Workroom: still more boxes

The garage is still packed! I’m selling things I don’t need as fast as I can. I have another trip to donate more away ( and out of my life). Today the garage still...