Doublet & Slops

Over the summer, I made a doublet and slops set for “Charles Brandon” at the Connecticut Renaissance Faire. This season was the first with a…

Homemade Glue Update

Last weekend I tested out a couple of the glue recipes I had found. Trial number one from http://www.toddlerhaven.ca/crafts.htm#GLUE with water, corn syrup, vinegar and cornstarch came…

Rubber Cement and Glue

I came across an article yesterday regarding rubber cement and corsetry on sempstress.org. I was intrigued by this idea and could immediately see the benefit of gluing…