The Fakey-Fell

Let’s be honest – most of us aren’t buying jeans at a price point where we’re going to see a … More

Classic Flat Felled Seam

This is the classic seam associated with denim, particularly when it comes to jeans.  It’s really deceptively easy to do. … More

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Narrow Bound Button Holes

I love bound button holes. They’re beautiful beasties. The problem is, I don’t like fat bound button holes with a … More

finished busk

Inserting a Two-Part Busk

The first steel, front-fastening busk was invented in 1829. (Waugh, 79) They’re nifty little beasties, especially at the end of … More

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Setting a Gusset

So, I’m making up a Regency style corset and it has gussets at the bust and hip to give it … More