Building a riding habit is a lot like tailoring a jacket. Inner structure is important! Here in Kass will share the making of her riding jacket’s canvases. The structure that takes jacket from home sewn to professionally tailored.
Wherein I build an outfit from 1888 Cairo to wear at Belvidere Victorian Days, 2010
This is the way we line the bodice, line the bodice, line the bodice. This is the way we line the bodice for the Cairo outfit!
Kass shares her tips for battling the dreaded sleevils. Why does it happen? What can you do to avoid it? Come along with Kass as she sets the sleeves for her 1888 bodice.
Kass adjusts the finicky drape on her 1888 hot weather outfit. If it doesn’t come out exactly the way you want it the first time, just re-pleat!
Why bone your bodice? Cause they did it. Does that mean you can not wear a corset? Only if you’re a loose woman. Is Kass a strong believer in a good structural interlining? You better believe it!
Kass puts on her hard hat and builds a proper bodice. Yup builds. All the structure that’s needed to make your bodice look tailored and expensive, she shows you how.
Kass builds a hip drape using the TV368, 1887 Waterfall Overskirt Pattern.
Kass alters Truly Victorian pattern TV221- Tie back underskirt to have the fullness of her inspiration image. And makes a mock up of her bodice.