Girl, what the heck have you been doing!? We want updates already!
I’ve been doing the most mundane, neck-aching, back-breaking, horrific-yet-necessary part of the costuming job: cutting.
This doesn’t seem like such a big deal, right? It does when you have a frock coat, a waistcoat, and breeches to cut, and all of them are lined, some parts of them even interlined. And it does when that frock coat has something like 25 self-covered button rounds to cut out.
The sad part is that I’m still not done cutting! Instead, I’m off to buy out the fabric store of their delectable silver trim, so I can get that on before the lining (which isn’t cut, haha).
into the beautiful 18th century velvet butterfly it will become…