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TV Edwardian!

Postby Rebecca » Fri Jul 01, 2011 12:04 pm

Woohoo, Edwardian clothes!!!! I'm so excited :bounce:
Come on Heather - we want pictures!!! Don't tease us so!! :mrgreen:
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Re: TV Edwardian!

Postby Heather » Fri Jul 01, 2011 2:10 pm

it might take me a few more weeks to get photos. Though Laura and I both have finished (and veryy pretty) Edwardian corsets made up, we don't really have the right undies/drawers yet for a photo shoot.

And I still have to actually make up the dresses in nice fabri. I have only done quick and dirty pattern tests so far. But I have fabric in hand, just need to find the time to make them up. The biggest problem is that as I look through the research material, I keep finding new skirts I want to make!! Must.. stay.. focused..

I am trying to get the patterns (and my finished dresses) out before Costume College and still have quite a bit to do. I'll be listing the Circular Skirt on the shopping pages tonight. Now to finish the instructions for the Trumpet Skirt! Three weeks to go, and I still need to make up the blouse pattern!!
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Re: TV Edwardian!

Postby Rebecca » Mon Jul 04, 2011 8:01 pm

The skirts look lovely - especially that one with the cool chevron effect! Oh what fun, I can't wait to see what else you come up with. Promise you'll get photos up as soon as you are able. :D
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Re: TV Edwardian!

Postby elensari » Fri Jul 22, 2011 9:35 am

These are marvelous and will be ordering momentarily! I am very excited about the corset. Madamekat was talking about all the neato extra bits, and I just can't wait to make one. Heather, do you have a bodice suggestion, or is that the blouse pattern you mentioned?

I need a new ball gown and was looking at this early Edwardian style already, but I am having a hard time determining how to shape the bodice. I am sure it will be easier with a proper corset. Do you have any suggestions on potentially using the 1890's ball top? That was my thought as the closest option.

Thanks so much for the gorgeous work and all the effort.

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Re: TV Edwardian!

Postby elensari » Wed Jul 27, 2011 6:30 pm

Hellooooo ? :-) Just curious is this got missed? Thanks so much!
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Re: TV Edwardian!

Postby Heather » Wed Jul 27, 2011 7:11 pm

I'm sorry, I did miss this.

From what I have been looking at, most ball bodices are actually a yoked blouse with the yoke either left off, or reduced to a narrow band, with ribbons over the shoulder to hold it on. Literally... the patterns for the yoked bodices all have an evening version. This will be the second blousewaist style I make for the Edwardian period. I have seen a evening blouse that could be made from the Plain Blousewaist I am planning to release this weekend. Once again, it is basically the blouse, with the shoulders cut off and ribbons added.

I haven't tried a fitted bodice yet with the Edawardian corset, so not sure what the issues will be.
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Re: TV Edwardian!

Postby loretta t » Wed Jul 27, 2011 7:24 pm

Yeh, this weekend the blouse is coming!
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Re: TV Edwardian!

Postby elensari » Tue Aug 02, 2011 1:54 pm

Thanks Heather!

I would never have thought of it as a blouse! Interesting. :-) I can't wait to see your patterns for them.

Glad you had a great time at Costume College. I am hoping to go next year!

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Re: TV Edwardian!

Postby Heather » Tue Aug 02, 2011 2:13 pm

Well, I over-simplified with the blouse statement.

The original patterns usually have a fitted lining included in the pattern, and then state the lining is optional. So they can go either way; as a blouse tucked in, or as a bodice over the skirt. Depending on how you want to do it. Although it seems to me that the fitted lining would be best for an evening style. The belt could then be part of the bodice itself.
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Re: TV Edwardian!

Postby loretta t » Thu Aug 04, 2011 9:23 pm

Did I miss it, I thought we would have a new blousewaist pattern last weekend. Am waiting to order my skirt and corset till I can get a complete outfit to save on shipping.
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Re: TV Edwardian!

Postby Heather » Thu Aug 04, 2011 11:13 pm

I tried like crazy to get the blouse pattern out by Costume College last weekend. But I just couldn't get it done in time for the event. I am just working on the final instructions. This weekend for sure!
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Re: TV Edwardian!

Postby loretta t » Fri Aug 05, 2011 10:51 am

Thank you I get so excited about new patterns and am very excited about a new era.
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