The #1 question we receive about Simplicity 8162 (and will with Simplicity 8579 as well) is how to lengthen or shorten the stays. Particularly with Simplicity 8162, the body block used came…
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Simplicity 18th Century Stays – Adding Boning
I’ve been MIA on the Simplicity 18th Century Pattern Hacks lately, due to moving, but I’m back! Time for more helpful hacks and hints for constructing Simplicity 8161 and 8162 in a…
18th Century Stays: Boning Patterns
In preparation for making your Simplicity 8162 18th c. stays, you may wish to re-draw the boning pattern. The pattern comes with an accurate layout for half-boned stays. If you would like…
1740s Scottish Tartan Outfit – Done!
1740s Scottish working woman’s tartan wool ensemble (Here’s another I’m posting about from *the future* – ah, how remiss in never finishing up these projects! But here goes…) There wasn’t much for…