I very much want to post here about a couple of pieces from the wedding outfit I’m making for my friend Jackie…but I promised not to blog anything until after the wedding. So instead, here are my smalls. Or bigs.
My collection of Victorian/Edwardian undies, to wear when steampunking. Now if I was doing proper re-enactment, or being all HA, I would have spent a lot more care and attention on these not-so-little treasures, adding tucks, and lace, and pretties. Instead, I’ve always been pretty rushed [apart from the corsets] so they are mostly rather basic.
The first chemise I made was a rush job, from a free pattern I found online. Very, very basic, and I dashed about rummaging in stash to find some fabric for it. A friend had given me a piece of light beige/gold silk a while back, beautiful, but not a great colour on me, so I thought it would... [read more]