Hello Lovelies –
So I’m plugging away on my 1830s corset, and all seems to be going to plan…which is good seeing as how when I picked up my needle and thread yesterday to start sewing it became glaringly obvious to me that it’s been a whole month since I’ve sewn anything and I could totally tell. Bleh.
Messy stitches are messy.
Anyways, instead of whining about how unhappy I am with my sewing (cause that’s boring to read about & a bit of a mood killer) I figured I would post some photos from my Pinterest board to show you all my inspo for everything. I haven’t fully decided on a cording pattern yet, but I should have enough embroidery floss in my arsenal to really go to town on this bad boy. So we’ll see….
Oh! Also – before I forget – if you don’t follow American Duchess on Instagram you totally should! We’ve been posting in the ‘story’ section of our profile pretty regularly & that’s where we’ve been putting quite a few videos and images of Lauren & mine’s sewing projects…just in case you’re interested… 🙂
|Part of Plate 11, Workwoman’s Guide, 1838|
|1810-40, Philadelphia Museum of Art|
|1820s, Meg Andrews|
|c. 1830s, MFA Boston, 46.88a|
|1830-1835, MeT, 2009.300.2892a, b|
|1820-40s, Vintage Textile|
Alright lovelies – that’s it for now!
RobynSAugust 31, 2016 at 12:24 AM
I love the blue stitching on the second-to-last one.