Steampunk Holiday, part 7 - skirt completed

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As I mentioned in the previous post on the Steampunk Holiday ensemble, I finished the skirt about a week ago.  It was a very simple pattern - front, back, lower flounce and a waistband.   It's made from Vogue 7698.  I made no alterations except omitting… more »

Steampunk Holiday, part 6 - corset 99% completed

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Continuing work on the Steampunk Holiday ensemble.  I finished up the corset, which has a separating zipper in the back.  It looks a little boxy here in the photo, but it has a flattering fit when worn.  I made it snug enough to not fall down and to… more »

Steampunk Holiday, part 5 - hat completed

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Continuing work on the Steampunk Holiday ensemble.  I looked for cream colored flowers, but none spoke to me that weren't way too huge to have on top of my head.  :D more »

Steampunk Holiday, part 4

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Continuing work on the Steampunk Holiday ensemble.  With the hat wired, I added a layer of millinery batting on the top surface using a light amount of Aleene's Quick Dry glue.     I then placed the scrap of chocolate velvet over the batting.  I had… more »

Steampunk Holiday, part 3

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The fridge hat form worked well -- I took the lid out to let it dry completely, covering the spinach bowl with foil in the meantime. more »

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