Tagged: undergarments

18th century corset – preview 0

18th century corset – preview

Another quick glimpse at the wedding corset. The center front is still lacking panels. I’ve stuck in a wooden busk just to support the lacing while I checked that everything was working well. Embroidery...

Silk chemise details 0

Silk chemise details

A peek at the french seams on a new chemise: For ease of construction the gussets have been bisected and french seamed as well.

Victorian Pintucked Petticoat 0

Victorian Pintucked Petticoat

This piece was part of my undergarment ensemble for my role as Queen Victoria at Dickens Christmas fair (http://www.dickensfair.com). This along with the chemise, drawers, hoop and corset won me an award for Best...

Candy stripes 0

Candy stripes

I found two wonderfully striped fabrics that begged to become matching petticoats. Here are some photos: Red stripes: Blue stripe fabric:

Silk Chemise 0

Silk Chemise

I finished a silk chemise for one of my clients today. She fancied another silk chemise with box-pleated lace detailing. I altered a thrift store find – adding gussets under the armpits and decorating...