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The stripy silk is on the way! 
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All the bodice and sleeve pieces have been scaled up.  Yipe!  The skirt I'll tackle by draping once I get a bodice mock up done.  Of course, none of this can go forward until I get that corset done.  Which means I've got to order the supplies.  Then there's the matter of fabric.

For the jacket I'm going with the black cotton velvet.  Safe choice, I know.  But hey, it works.  I have a few in mind for the dress.  None of which is over $6.00 a yd.

Any thoughts?  I could really use some input, 'cause I can't stop dithering.

Fabric 1  not to sure about twill

Fabric 2  I really want stripes, so I'm  leaning toward this one.

Fabric 3   I like the delicate feel of this one.  And its green.

Fabric 4 Again, I'm not too sure about the twill







I'm sick

Feb. 4th, 2009 08:55 pm
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of white undies.  All I've been sewing for the past month is white, white, white!  And even though I've more white that needs to be sewn (Victorian corset, Mantua Maker stays) I need to take a break and work with some color! 
All my costuming projects are in stasis, waiting for the white undies, and I'm sick of walking around town looking like a slob, so modern it is!

Kind of. )

Lookie....

Jan. 18th, 2009 08:38 pm
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What I just won on ebay!



4 3/4 yds of cotton for  $17.50!  Woohoo!  I'm thinking  polonaise.  But we'll see when it gets here.

Fabric

Jul. 9th, 2008 03:46 pm
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I've got 7 yds of this fabric
 
Flash

No flash

Mom gave it to me about 4 years ago.  It's a poly brocade, so bound to be hot, but I like it.  However, I have no idea what to do with it.  Any suggestions?

Current temp: 100 deg.  (so not as hot as they said it would be, but still too much for me)

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