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Titanic era 1912 Dress in Periwinkle Cotton by tinselizzi Titanic era 1912 Dress in Periwinkle Cotton :icontinselizzi:tinselizzi 3 2 Mechanical Memory USB Cufflinks - 8GB, Paduak by back2root Mechanical Memory USB Cufflinks - 8GB, Paduak :iconback2root:back2root 23 6 Red-black vampire bustle dress by BlackMart Red-black vampire bustle dress :iconblackmart:BlackMart 4 3 1900 Cape by elejnara 1900 Cape :iconelejnara:elejnara 8 4 1878 China poreclain 1 by Jinsei 1878 China poreclain 1 :iconjinsei:Jinsei 7 2 Sherlock Holmes - 1 by HanRM1 Sherlock Holmes - 1 :iconhanrm1:HanRM1 9 2 Watchful Eye by IAmGoingSlightlyMad Watchful Eye :iconiamgoingslightlymad:IAmGoingSlightlyMad 4 2 ~Butterfly Fish?~ by AyraLeona ~Butterfly Fish?~ :iconayraleona:AyraLeona 16 4 Period Pattern - Bustle by TheatreElf Period Pattern - Bustle :icontheatreelf:TheatreElf 6 3 Redux V by ericfreitas Redux V :iconericfreitas:ericfreitas 77 11 Here I am ... by S-T-A-R-gazer Here I am ... :icons-t-a-r-gazer:S-T-A-R-gazer 56 26 78) Arma II side-view by Edward-Jekyll 78) Arma II side-view :iconedward-jekyll:Edward-Jekyll 42 3 Steampunk insect robot sculpture by CatherinetteRings Steampunk insect robot sculpture :iconcatherinetterings:CatherinetteRings 117 22 Sailor style 1898 dress by jeprlo Sailor style 1898 dress :iconjeprlo:jeprlo 7 1 Victorian Ghosts by BlackMart Victorian Ghosts :iconblackmart:BlackMart 193 12 Monarch Butterfly cape by Costurero-Real Monarch Butterfly cape :iconcosturero-real:Costurero-Real 189 14

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Summer dress 1913 style
Silk taffeta dress WIP, the contrasting green neck edge. Tip 1: pieces like this are more stable and easier to handle if you don't cut out the hole in the middle until after stitching it onto the main piece (i.e. here, the dress). Tip 2: to avoid a skewed, asymmetrical end result, sew each side to the center and stop there, flipping to the other side after the first side is done. That way, it's the same movement, same curve, you're making on both sides. After stitching it to the dress, trimming/clipping seam allowances, and pressing to the outside, it was edge stitched down. I used a thread from the green silk to edge stitch it for perfect color match. I had pulled the thread earlier anyway, to find the straight of grain a cut even bands of the fabric for trimming.
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Summer dress 1913 style
It seems I've really gotten a taste for the early teens now. Latest wardrobe addition is a light dress in silk taffeta, yarn died stripes of white and silver, with green silk taffeta accents. Trimmed with big buttons covered in the green taffeta, and green silk cord forming "buttonhole" loops.
I designed and patterned it based on French 1912 patterns, and 1911-1913 fashion plates and photos. The front panel continues in one piece from the skirt up over the bust and shoulders and back down to the waist seam. The sides of the bodice are also a continuous pieces wrapping up over the shoulder from waist to waist, and joined at the side. The rest of the skirt is a back panel and darted side panels. I set the sleeves by hand using a short back stitch for a smoother fit since the taffeta had very little give, so it would have been almost impossible to get the little bit of ease right with my machine. The hem is weighted with steel chain both to keep it down in the wind, and to help get the straight silhouette of the era. Considering that most skirt patterns were deceptively full (when not actual hobble skirts!), I suspect that this trick was used routinely to achieve the desired slender silhouette of the early teens, for all but the limpest, drapiest fabrics. Indeed, some museum pieces do describe hem weighting.
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Summer dress 1913 style
It seems I've really gotten a taste for the early teens now. Latest wardrobe addition is a light dress in silk taffeta, yarn died stripes of white and silver, with green silk taffeta accents. Trimmed with big buttons covered in the green taffeta, and green silk cord forming "buttonhole" loops.
I designed and patterned it based on French 1912 patterns, and 1911-1913 fashion plates and photos. The front panel continues in one piece from the skirt up over the bust and shoulders and back down to the waist seam. The sides of the bodice are also a continuous pieces wrapping up over the shoulder from waist to waist, and joined at the side. The rest of the skirt is a back panel and darted side panels. I set the sleeves by hand using a short back stitch for a smoother fit since the taffeta had very little give, so it would have been almost impossible to get the little bit of ease right with my machine. The hem is weighted with steel chain both to keep it down in the wind, and to help get the straight silhouette of the era. Considering that most skirt patterns were deceptively full (when not actual hobble skirts!), I suspect that this trick was used routinely to achieve the desired slender silhouette of the early teens, for all but the limpest, drapiest fabrics. Indeed, some museum pieces do describe hem weighting.
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Summer dress 1913 style
It seems I've really gotten a taste for the early teens now. Latest wardrobe addition is a light dress in silk taffeta, yarn died stripes of white and silver, with green silk taffeta accents. Trimmed with big buttons covered in the green taffeta, and green silk cord forming "buttonhole" loops.
I designed and patterned it based on French 1912 patterns, and 1911-1913 fashion plates and photos. The front panel continues in one piece from the skirt up over the bust and shoulders and back down to the waist seam. The sides of the bodice are also a continuous pieces wrapping up over the shoulder from waist to waist, and joined at the side. The rest of the skirt is a back panel and darted side panels. I set the sleeves by hand using a short back stitch for a smoother fit since the taffeta had very little give, so it would have been almost impossible to get the little bit of ease right with my machine. The hem is weighted with steel chain both to keep it down in the wind, and to help get the slender silhouette of the era. Considering that most skirt patterns were deceptively full (when not actual hobble skirts!), I suspect that this trick was used routinely to achieve the desired slender silhouette of the early teens, for all but the limpest, drapiest fabrics. Indeed, some museum pieces do describe hem weighting.
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:iconelejnara:
elejnara Featured By Owner Aug 30, 2016  Professional Artisan Crafter
thanks the fav :)
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HanRM1 Featured By Owner Aug 9, 2016
Thank you for the fave. :) (Smile) 
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SerenityWireDesigns Featured By Owner Jan 16, 2015  Student Artisan Crafter
Thank you for the fav!
I'm glad you liked my pendant:)
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elejnara Featured By Owner Dec 14, 2014  Professional Artisan Crafter
and thank you very, very much for following.
your costumes are so beautiful :)
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ProfessorBats Featured By Owner Dec 14, 2014
Thanks :-)
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elejnara Featured By Owner Dec 9, 2014  Professional Artisan Crafter
thanks a lot for the fav ^^
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seams-unusual Featured By Owner Oct 17, 2014  Professional Artisan Crafter
Thanks for the fav! :D (Big Grin) 
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sombrefeline Featured By Owner Jun 5, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thanks for faving :)
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grafik-fashion Featured By Owner Apr 27, 2014  Professional Artisan Crafter
Thanks for the watch! :)
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CircleDreams Featured By Owner Mar 29, 2014
:star::star: Thanks for the watch! :aww:
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