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Non-Victorian styles and daily steam outfits

It occurred to me that all the projects I have shared with you have been Victorian or Edwardian based outfits, although I do sew some more…

Started by Professor Argon Bats

12 18 hours ago
Reply by Miss Cherries Jubilee

Adapting a pattern to what you need

I had it all planned out, I was going to add some lace and stuff to my 1893 ballgown from the first Gearcon in 2011 and call it good. Then…

Started by Lepidoptera Wible

2 Jul 6
Reply by Lepidoptera Wible

What's in YOUR project basket?

/end cheesy mood What all has everyone been working on lately? Any cool projects in mind? Any freshly completed? I'm working on my first…

Started by Sair Blades

558 May 3
Reply by Phineas Wotan Sprockett, O.C.C.

Safari Jacket - Burda 7918

The time has come to stop thinking and do it. I plan to use this thread as a blog to chronicle the adventure.  Suggestions and advice are w…

Started by A D Cruize

35 Apr 8
Reply by A D Cruize

Corset Making

I have been making corsets for a while and I am still struggling with setting grommets.  Other than the hammer and die (makes too much nois…

Started by K. Robin Egger

5 Feb 19
Reply by Professor Argon Bats

Making Invisible Improvements to Historical Fashions

This is a thought about historical fashion and how to make it better. I just got hold of the new Butterick B5970, a gorgeous and historica…

Started by Lepidoptera Wible

5 Nov 5, 2013
Reply by Professor Argon Bats

Welt Pockets on a Man's Vest - Anyone have a link to a great tutorial?

These pockets look marvelous - for me they are a true challange. Can anyone steer me in the right direction?   Thank You, C.E. McDermott

Started by C. E. McDermott (Clint Darby)

5 Nov 2, 2013
Reply by Professor Argon Bats

do you use fashion books?

Greetings from the great white north! I recently ran across a book while perusing barns and noble, it was museum clothing pieces .. but whe…

Started by Augustana Beaumont

13 Oct 30, 2013
Reply by Augustana Beaumont

Salwar Kameez/Jamawar Sherwani/Achkan

My character is a somewhat eclectic character who has traveled the world and picked up pieces of the various cultures, customs, and clothin…

Started by Capt. Logan "Direwolf" Stewart

3 Aug 12, 2013
Reply by Professor Argon Bats

In need of inspiration

SteamCon V is just around the corner and I had the inspiration to combine two projects; my costume and a Bunad in honor of my Norwegian her…

Started by K. Robin Egger

4 Jul 29, 2013
Reply by Lorelei Throckmorton

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