There’s just WAY too much on the to-do list, and it gets worse every time I post a “costume analytics,” but here’s what in the immediate-right-now future:
1795 Open Robe
|1795 Janet Arnold Open Robe, made up in green
taffeta, long sleeves, long train, worn over a simple
white voile empire-waist gown.
DEADLINE: Saturday, December 18th
1880s Victorian Corset – Debbie
|1880s-ish Victorian corset (Laughing Moon pattern)
for Debbie’s wedding. Made up in subtle patterned
white cotton, and with lavender pretties.
DEADLINE: Early 2011.
18th c. Stays – Olympe
|Olympe’s Stays – front lacing, back lacing, with a stomacher.
They’re prettier than this! Done in creme jacquard, yellow linen,
and with light blue ribbons.
DEADLINE: ASAP, like NOW
1750s Riding Habit
|Riding habit – inspired by Marie Antoinette’s dove grey travelling
costume, patterned from Janet Arnold’s Snowshill Manor
riding jacket. Done in powder blue velvet, matching
taffeta for the skirt, and silver trims.
DEADLINE: Before it stops snowing, pls.
1780s-90s Zone-Front Pierrot
|Zone-front pierrot jacket from the Kyoto Costume Institute,
my version to be done in slightly stripey upholstery something-or-other,
plus the fringe too.
DEADLINE: Whenever, really. … after all this other stuff!
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