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Problem Solving with Regency Stays

A tutorial set demonstrating the reproduction of the jacket featured in _Costume Close-up_, from pattern to full-scale product.  The jacket is constructed using the original as the guiding document; period stitches and construction techniques are used throughout.  If you're interested in reading the full tutorial for this project, you're welcome to visit our blog, A Fashionable Frolick, at fashionablefrolick.blogspot.com

Reproducing the Costume Close-up Jacket, A Step-by-Step Guide Part Three In the first installment of this tutorial , we covere.

UK based - The Guide to: Sewing your own 18th century stays using your custom drafted pattern pocket and trade book

UK based - The Guide to: Sewing your own 18th century stays using your custom drafted pattern pocket and trade book

Persephone and Hades. Tondo of an Attic red-figured kylix, ca. 440-430 BC. Said to be from Vulci.  Courtesy & currently located at the British Museum, London. Photo taken by Marie-Lan Nguyen.

Persephone and Hades. Tondo of an Attic red-figured kylix, ca. Said to be from Vulci. Courtesy & currently located at the British Museum, London. Photo taken by Marie-Lan Nguyen.

Ca. Early 1800s velvet neck stock via Ebay

Ca. Early 1800s velvet neck stock via Ebay

1830s man's stock

1830s man's stock

1700's Corset

Corset and pannier detail from the movie The Duchess. Costume and the Cinema Exhibition (January 2011 through April BOCA museum of Art See more exhibition images

18th Century

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