Sewing

18th Century Half-Boned Stays – Work in Progress

In my head, high-contrast thread was an awesome idea. Unfortunately, I forgot one very important detail: I’m not the neatest seamstress out there.
18th century half-boned stays work in progress closeup

Which means every crooked seam and sloppy backstitch is highly visible to anyone who does more than glance at these stays. Luckily, they’re an undergarment! So they’ll still be functional, and they’re crooked channels will be my secret alone ;).

18th century stays in progress full view

Full post coming soon about making stays in under a week!

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