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  • Siebel San
    Yeah, where do I go to see this? Jessica ... ===== Visit my website! www.geocities.com/imaginations_flight/ - - - - - - - - - - “If the world could have
    Message 1 of 17 , Oct 4, 2002
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      Yeah, where do I go to see this?
      Jessica

      > I didn't get the link - I'd love to see what they're
      > gushing about!
      >
      > --- Ann-Margaret <annmargaret@...> wrote:
      > > I have posted two pictures of my first professional
      > > tutu. Please let
      > > me know what you think.


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    • peggy salvail
      OH what a wonderful dress. How much fun it would be to make this. Our (daughter & I) next project is a 1876 7th Calvery Dress Jacket, Enlisted man, and a Ball
      Message 2 of 17 , Oct 4, 2002
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        OH what a wonderful dress. How much fun it would be
        to make this. Our (daughter & I) next project is a
        1876 7th Calvery Dress Jacket, Enlisted man, and a
        Ball gown for the wife. It will be used for the
        Battle of the Little Big Horn Reinactment next June.
        This should be a fun projuct also. At present I am
        finishing a few Western shirts and A Gentelmans Frock
        Coat (1850). I live near Tombstone AZ so hence the
        western attire. Take care and good luck. Peggy

        --- Bjarne og Leif Drews <drewscph@...>
        wrote:
        > Hi there.
        > I think it looks very good. You should be proud of
        > your work.
        > That corset of yours looks precisely like mine, did
        > you use Norah Waughs pattern from 1770?
        >
        > Bjarne who also has a projekt i am starting now:
        >
        http://www.my-drewscostumes.dk/robealafrancaise1776.htm
        >
        >
        > -- Original Message -----
        > From: Mary
        > To: TheCostumersManifesto@yahoogroups.com
        > Sent: Friday, October 04, 2002 3:42 PM
        > Subject: [TheCostumersManifesto] Re: New Pictures
        >
        >
        > It's beautiful! Did you do all the beading by
        > hand? Is the tutu for a particular production?
        >
        > ~Mary
        >
        > --- In TheCostumersManifesto@y..., "Ann-Margaret"
        > <annmargaret@c...> wrote:
        > > I have posted two pictures of my first
        > professional tutu. Please let
        > > me know what you think.
        >
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      • Ann-Margaret
        The picture is posted under Aunt AM s And, thank you for the compliments. I do have to say that I added a few beads, but the appliques were from an old piece
        Message 3 of 17 , Oct 4, 2002
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          The picture is posted under Aunt AM's

          And, thank you for the compliments. I do have to say that I added a
          few beads, but the appliques were from an old piece of wedding lace.
          It's not for a particular ballet, I just wanted to make one to see if
          I could do it.

          I'm working on Nutcracker costumes for a local ballet company right
          now, I'll post pictures of those when they are complete.


          --- In TheCostumersManifesto@y..., "Ann-Margaret" <annmargaret@c...>
          wrote:
          > I have posted two pictures of my first professional tutu. Please
          let
          > me know what you think.
        • michaela de bruce
          It took a bit of guessing, but it s inthe photo section of the groups pages under Aunt_AM. michaela
          Message 4 of 17 , Oct 4, 2002
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            It took a bit of guessing, but it's inthe photo section of the groups
            pages under Aunt_AM.

            michaela

            > I didn't get the link - I'd love to see what they're
            > gushing about!
            >
            > --- Ann-Margaret <annmargaret@c...> wrote:
            > > I have posted two pictures of my first professional
            > > tutu. Please let
            > > me know what you think.
            > >
            > >
            > >
            >
            >
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          • Mary
            Bjarne, Can t wait to see this one when it s done. All your costumes are so beautiful -- although you don t seem to have them posted on your website anymore.
            Message 5 of 17 , Oct 5, 2002
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              Bjarne,

              Can't wait to see this one when it's done. All your costumes are so beautiful -- although you don't seem to have them posted on your website anymore. Are you redesigning your website?

              ~Mary

              --- In TheCostumersManifesto@y..., "Bjarne og Leif Drews" <drewscph@p...> wrote:
              > Hi there.
              > I think it looks very good. You should be proud of your work.
              > That corset of yours looks precisely like mine, did you use Norah Waughs pattern from 1770?
              >
              > Bjarne who also has a projekt i am starting now:
              > http://www.my-drewscostumes.dk/robealafrancaise1776.htm
              >
            • Sasha
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              Message 6 of 17 , Oct 5, 2002
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              • Bjarne og Leif Drews
                Hello Mary. Thanks for your lovely words. It is wonderfull to have some feed back of what you do. Yes i am making my homepage all over again. I got a new
                Message 7 of 17 , Oct 5, 2002
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                  Hello Mary.
                  Thanks for your lovely words. It is wonderfull to have some feed back of what you do.
                  Yes i am making my homepage all over again.
                  I got  a new computer, and this time ill use frontpage express to make the webpages.
                  There were two many pictures wich took up two much bandwidth, so i shall make them better with links to the pictures.
                  But i started the embroidery yesterday for real, i had waited so long for my embroidery threads to arrive from USA, and i am very very buisy now, because the threads arrived yesterday...............
                   
                  Bjarne
                  ----- Original Message -----
                  From: Mary
                  Sent: Saturday, October 05, 2002 7:04 PM
                  Subject: [TheCostumersManifesto] Re: New Pictures

                  Bjarne,

                  Can't wait to see this one when it's done.  All your costumes are so beautiful -- although you don't seem to have them posted on your website anymore.  Are you redesigning your website?

                  ~Mary

                  --- In TheCostumersManifesto@y..., "Bjarne og Leif Drews" <drewscph@p...> wrote:
                  > Hi there.
                  > I think it looks very good. You should be proud of your work.
                  > That corset of yours looks precisely like mine, did you use Norah Waughs pattern from 1770?
                  >
                  > Bjarne who also has a projekt i am starting now:
                  > http://www.my-drewscostumes.dk/robealafrancaise1776.htm
                  >




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                • peggy salvail
                  Can you resend the link? I can t even find it now silly me. take care Peggy ... __________________________________________________ Do you Yahoo!? Faith Hill -
                  Message 8 of 17 , Oct 5, 2002
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                    Can you resend the link? I can't even find it now
                    silly me. take care Peggy

                    --- Ann-Margaret <annmargaret@...> wrote:
                    > The picture is posted under Aunt AM's
                    >
                    > And, thank you for the compliments. I do have to
                    > say that I added a
                    > few beads, but the appliques were from an old piece
                    > of wedding lace.
                    > It's not for a particular ballet, I just wanted to
                    > make one to see if
                    > I could do it.
                    >
                    > I'm working on Nutcracker costumes for a local
                    > ballet company right
                    > now, I'll post pictures of those when they are
                    > complete.
                    >
                    >
                    > --- In TheCostumersManifesto@y..., "Ann-Margaret"
                    > <annmargaret@c...>
                    > wrote:
                    > > I have posted two pictures of my first
                    > professional tutu. Please
                    > let
                    > > me know what you think.
                    >
                    >


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                  • fanfetish@aol.com
                    Beautiful! Can t wait to see it when it finished..:-) Robyn
                    Message 9 of 17 , Oct 6, 2002
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                      Beautiful! Can't wait to see it when it finished..:-) Robyn
                    • Terri Lee
                      Hello- Recently (two weeks ago) I bought a custom made corset, for the smashing price of $150.00. Long story short, I wore it for one day and had bloody scabbs
                      Message 10 of 17 , Oct 16, 2002
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                        Hello-
                        Recently (two weeks ago) I bought a custom made
                        corset, for the smashing price of $150.00. Long story
                        short, I wore it for one day and had bloody scabbs
                        from where the boning had gone through the corset, my
                        chemise and me. The woman refuses to take the corset
                        back because she said I am to big for it.
                        First of all this thing was supposed to have been
                        custom made, and it had 2 1/2 inches of spring in the
                        back.

                        I am not that knowledgeable about corsets, but I
                        thought that amount of spring was within the fitting
                        range. The corset was comfortable with the exception
                        of where it was jabbing me in the back.


                        Due to this experiance, I am looking to make my own. I
                        found several sites where I can get the boning, busks,
                        and other materials.

                        What is a good fabric to make a corset out of? As a
                        re-enactor I wear mine 3 to 5 days a week, from May to
                        October. Would a good quality silk be as durable as I
                        would need it to be? What is a good choice for the
                        backing of the corset?

                        I am also looking for the tips and tricks and what to
                        avoid from those who have made corsets.

                        Thank you much
                        Terri Lee


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                      • Maggie Baker
                        Since your corset will have so much use, you might want to spend the money and make your corset out of Coutil. It s a fabric especially for corsets since it
                        Message 11 of 17 , Oct 16, 2002
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                          Since your corset will have so much use, you might want to spend the money and make your corset out of Coutil. It's a fabric especially for corsets since it wont stretch like a twill, it's an all natural cotton, and it is lightweight but still sturdy enough that bones (if they are tipped correctly) wont go through it. Lacis is a shop in Berkeley, CA that has everything you need to make corsets including the coutil, bones, laces and patterns if you need help. You can find them online. It's an addictively fabulous store!!!!!

                           Terri Lee <terbear28_2000@...> wrote:


                          Hello-
                          Recently (two weeks ago) I bought a custom made
                          corset, for the smashing price of $150.00. Long story
                          short, I wore it for one day and had bloody scabbs
                          from where the boning had gone through the corset, my
                          chemise and me. The woman refuses to take the corset
                          back because she said I am to big for it.
                          First of all this thing was supposed to have been
                          custom made, and it had 2 1/2 inches of spring in the
                          back.

                          I am not that knowledgeable about corsets, but I
                          thought that amount of spring was within the fitting
                          range. The corset was comfortable with the exception
                          of where it was jabbing me in the back.


                          Due to this experiance, I am looking to make my own. I
                          found several sites where I can get the boning, busks,
                          and other materials.

                          What is a good fabric to make a corset out of? As a
                          re-enactor I wear mine 3 to 5 days a week, from May to
                          October. Would a good quality silk be as durable as I
                          would need it to be? What is a good choice for the
                          backing of the corset?

                          I am also looking for the tips and tricks and what to
                          avoid from those who have made corsets.

                          Thank you much
                          Terri Lee


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                        • vintageconnection
                          There is really no excuse for that happening to you--on your first wearing of the corset, especially. She really ought to give you your money back. An
                          Message 12 of 17 , Oct 17, 2002
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                            There is really no excuse for that happening to you--on your first
                            wearing of the corset, especially. She really ought to give you your
                            money back.

                            An excellent corset pattern that I've used frequently is this one
                            from Past Patterns:

                            http://www.pastpatterns.com/213.html

                            It actually dates a little later than the Civil War era, but would be
                            serviceable for your purposes. If you really want to be very
                            accurate, Past Patterns is an excellent source; they have a variety
                            of patterns.

                            I've found that using coutil is comfortable (it breathes well) and
                            very durable. You can buy coutil fabric at most costume supply
                            houses, including AlterYears:

                            http://www.alteryears.com/supplies/Corset_sup.html

                            AlterYears also sells boning. I suggest the 1/4 inch wide flat steel
                            boning. It comes in a variety of sizes, so you don't need to worry
                            about cutting it and them trying to seal off the ends so they don't
                            dig into your skin. It also is firm, yet flexible. In addition, they
                            sell bone casing, which is helpful, although whenever possible, I
                            prefer to stitch channels for the boning.

                            Have fun!

                            Kristina

                            --- In TheCostumersManifesto@y..., Terri Lee <terbear28_2000@y...>
                            wrote:
                            >
                            > Hello-
                            > Recently (two weeks ago) I bought a custom made
                            > corset, for the smashing price of $150.00. Long story
                            > short, I wore it for one day and had bloody scabbs
                            > from where the boning had gone through the corset, my
                            > chemise and me. The woman refuses to take the corset
                            > back because she said I am to big for it.
                            > First of all this thing was supposed to have been
                            > custom made, and it had 2 1/2 inches of spring in the
                            > back.
                            >
                            > I am not that knowledgeable about corsets, but I
                            > thought that amount of spring was within the fitting
                            > range. The corset was comfortable with the exception
                            > of where it was jabbing me in the back.
                            >
                            >
                            > Due to this experiance, I am looking to make my own. I
                            > found several sites where I can get the boning, busks,
                            > and other materials.
                            >
                            > What is a good fabric to make a corset out of? As a
                            > re-enactor I wear mine 3 to 5 days a week, from May to
                            > October. Would a good quality silk be as durable as I
                            > would need it to be? What is a good choice for the
                            > backing of the corset?
                            >
                            > I am also looking for the tips and tricks and what to
                            > avoid from those who have made corsets.
                            >
                            > Thank you much
                            > Terri Lee
                            >
                            >
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