Looking for different fabric choices? In this blog post Kass makes a bustle dress from a sari.
Ever wonder how the frock coat came to be? Wonder why late Victorian frock coats look nothing like late 17th century frock coats? Here is a quick history of the frock coat from the archives of Reconstructing History.
The final report! Robin’s dress is done (well mostly) just in the nick of time! Plus bonus Bob and Rob fashion show, AND something to make you laugh!
Don’t forget everything featured in this blog is part of the Steampunk category and eligible for the current steampunk coupon, read on for details…
Robin edges ever closer to having an outfit for her Victorian Outing TOMORROW! *Cue panic music* Tell her what you think of her waistband decoration, she needs feedback.
Robin shows her favorite bodice trick for making Victorian bodices, and regales you with her adventures being vanquished by the evil lord sleevil.
Robin shares her exciting journey fitting her linebacker shoulders and small back into a nicely fitted Victorian Bodice from RH943.
Lets talk about trim baby, lets talk about you and me, lets talk about all the fun lace that will be…PURPLE!!
and before you say it, YES you should wear gloves when you dye, but gloves are for wimps who plan ahead.
Robin uses Truly Victorian pattern 208 to make an underskirt for her Belvidere Dress. Including, what do you do when your fabric is too narrow? and pictures of the mostly finished product.