More 18th Century

I have been immersed in 18th century and loving it. I am in the process of making an set of stays from Butterick B4254, with…

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…

Corsetmakers Course II

I’ve decided to make 2 complete corsets. Now that I think I am on the right track, I am making another mockup, but this will…

Corsetmakers Course

With my new subscription to Foundations Revealed, I am following the corsetmaker’s course to construct Laughing Moon #100 Silverado corset. I plan to do a…