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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

559 Aug 16
Reply by Madam D. Phryxus

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

13 Aug 16
Reply by Madam D. Phryxus

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

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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