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by ljt
Wed Jun 21, 2017 10:20 am
Forum: Dresses, skirts, bodices, everything else.
Topic: Mysterious loop on vintage bodice
Replies: 1
Views: 2754

Mysterious loop on vintage bodice

A local museum has contacted me with a question. A loop on the back lower edge of blouse. I am pretty sure it was used to hook skirt to and keep the blouse pulled down but just want to make sure before I tell them.
by ljt
Thu Jul 31, 2014 4:57 pm
Forum: What do y'all think?
Topic: Clara Oswald (barmaid) Dress
Replies: 10
Views: 9026

Re: Clara Oswald (barmaid) Dress

This is an interesting read and should help decide the bustle support issue.
http://www.lissierose.com/#!clara-oswin-oswald/c1hgr
by ljt
Thu Aug 15, 2013 8:17 pm
Forum: What do y'all think?
Topic: What should I make with this fabric?
Replies: 5
Views: 6425

Re: What should I make with this fabric?

http://pinterest.com/pin/180144053817407272/

Or use stripe where floral is on this one
by ljt
Thu Aug 15, 2013 8:16 pm
Forum: What do y'all think?
Topic: What should I make with this fabric?
Replies: 5
Views: 6425

Re: What should I make with this fabric?

http://pinterest.com/pin/180144053817407276/

Use stripe in skirt, black as accent and gray as over.
by ljt
Fri Aug 09, 2013 12:33 pm
Forum: Places to go, things to do
Topic: What to do while in New York
Replies: 3
Views: 6196

Re: What to do while in New York

If I was traveling to New York I would hit MOOD fabrics. Every time I watch Project Runway and see it my heart rate goes up!
by ljt
Wed Jul 24, 2013 5:12 pm
Forum: Show and Tell
Topic: the adventures of the 1830 dress (in progress)
Replies: 18
Views: 16528

Re: the adventures of the 1830 dress (in progress)

This looks great!
by ljt
Wed Jul 03, 2013 7:05 pm
Forum: Corsets
Topic: Getting the rounded look at the bustline
Replies: 2
Views: 5626

Re: Getting the rounded look at the bustline

I get more lift from my corsets than a bra and I too have nursed 4 babies.. I get a bit more flatted look than true curve from my corsets.
by ljt
Tue Jun 18, 2013 8:34 am
Forum: Dresses, skirts, bodices, everything else.
Topic: Which Material for 1870?
Replies: 7
Views: 5727

Re: Which Material for 1870?

Are you making a day dress or evening gown? For day I would say wool, evening silk.
by ljt
Wed Jun 12, 2013 11:48 am
Forum: What do y'all think?
Topic: What era dress to make while pregnant??
Replies: 2
Views: 4135

Re: What era dress to make while pregnant??

Here are just a few maternity corsets and outfits http://pinterest.com/pin/180144053815529865/" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; http://pinterest.com/pin/59039445086036581/" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; http://pinterest.com/pin/226868899950092864/" onclick="window.open(...
by ljt
Sat Jun 01, 2013 9:07 pm
Forum: Look what I just found.....
Topic: When you care enough to send the very best...
Replies: 7
Views: 7868

Re: When you care enough to send the very best...

I like big butts...Love It!
by ljt
Fri May 17, 2013 10:13 pm
Forum: What do y'all think?
Topic: Patterned Fabric?
Replies: 3
Views: 4902

Re: Patterned Fabric?

http://pinterest.com/pin/180144053815775764/


I like this combo, just the right amount of contrast.
by ljt
Wed May 15, 2013 1:40 pm
Forum: What do y'all think?
Topic: Next dress! (OMG help me choose fabric! haha)
Replies: 20
Views: 15923

Re: Next dress! (OMG help me choose fabric! haha)

I really like the second one.
by ljt
Wed May 01, 2013 6:41 pm
Forum: Look what I just found.....
Topic: What do you use for tracing patterns
Replies: 15
Views: 18618

Re: What do you use for tracing patterns

You are welcome, and glad you could get the free shipping!
by ljt
Sun Apr 28, 2013 7:26 pm
Forum: Meet and Greet
Topic: Any DC/VA people?
Replies: 1
Views: 5419

Re: Any DC/VA people?

If you are on facebook do a search for steam punk dc I saw a few groups when I just did.
by ljt
Thu Apr 25, 2013 11:36 am
Forum: Look what I just found.....
Topic: What do you use for tracing patterns
Replies: 15
Views: 18618

Re: What do you use for tracing patterns

New aisle runners can be bought at www.HobbyLobby.com or www.orientaltrading.com
by ljt
Wed Apr 24, 2013 7:04 pm
Forum: Look what I just found.....
Topic: What do you use for tracing patterns
Replies: 15
Views: 18618

Re: What do you use for tracing patterns

I use banner paper that I buy at WalMart or if I know someone who is getting married I will buy the aisle runner after the event, can actually sew it together and try on.
by ljt
Sun Apr 14, 2013 9:33 pm
Forum: Dresses, skirts, bodices, everything else.
Topic: How to figure out this Edwardian Jacket
Replies: 3
Views: 3706

Re: How to figure out this Edwardian Jacket

I think by the time it is changed to a front closure some of the fullness could be reduced. I have been thinking about making a silk/linen fabric I have into this. Maybe we can figure it out together.
by ljt
Thu Apr 11, 2013 8:54 pm
Forum: Dresses, skirts, bodices, everything else.
Topic: How to figure out this Edwardian Jacket
Replies: 3
Views: 3706

Re: How to figure out this Edwardian Jacket

Looks alot like Heathers edwardian blouse. Sleeves are similiar and it does have an apronish panel on bottom. would have to rework to be front opening however.
http://www.trulyvictorian.net/tvxcart/p ... =14&page=1
by ljt
Fri Apr 05, 2013 7:58 pm
Forum: Petticoats, drawers, and other underwear
Topic: Square neck chemise?
Replies: 8
Views: 5633

Re: Square neck chemise?

Thanks, really liked how the combi fit but wanted a slip.
by ljt
Fri Apr 05, 2013 5:59 pm
Forum: Petticoats, drawers, and other underwear
Topic: Square neck chemise?
Replies: 8
Views: 5633

Re: Square neck chemise?

I turned the combos into a petticoat. http://trulyvictorian.com/gallery2/main ... 5.JPG.html

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