Recreating the 1895 ventilated corset using a pattern that Nikki took from the original surviving half in the Symington Collection.
What do you do when it's not going well at all? Breanna proves that a not-so-promising mock-up CAN be turned around and saved.
Exploring the new fashion for free movement c.1900, then drafting and fitting an "Athletic Corset" with a stretch panel.
Textile conservator Joni gives you the essential knowledge and some simple ideas for proper care and storage of special textiles.
Have you ever had that nagging feeling that you weren't quite living up to your potential? That if you could just get your sh*t together, you could be doing a much better job than this - for yourself, for your sewing, for your employer, for your customers, for your family?
That guilty feeling really sucks, but it's a good sign, because it tends to be followed, sooner or later, by a moment of decision.
Ok. That's it. This is going to change now. It's time...