Sewing A Bespoke Garment: The Unmentionables Sew-Along
In this series we are going to look at how to turn a simple ordinary garment into a bespoke masterpiece! Shari will be showing how to add bespoke details to a few pieces from her Victorian Unmentionables pattern for 18-inch dolls.
In the first video, we will be adding a series of tucks and decorative stitching to the neckline of the the chemise and then finishing the side seams with a teeny tiny French seam.
In the second video, I will be demonstrating how to finish the hemline with a delicate lace edge, the Victorian way and then finish up the chemise with a hand stitched buttonhole.
In the third video, I'm going to show you how to add a functional and decorative embroidery detail to the boning of the corset called flossing and then finish it up with hand stitched eyelets.
In the fourth video, I will show you a new way to layer ruffles on the petticoat.
These little details add a delightful elegance to my Unmentionables and can be used to make many of your favorite pattern designs bespoke. Use your
imagination, I'd love to see what you come up with!
Sewing A Bespoke Garment: Let's Get Started!
How To Sew A Hand Sewn Button Hole and a Victorian Lace Hem
Continuing with our Sewing a Bespoke Garment series, this week Shari will show you how to take the fear out of sewing a beautiful buttonhole! We don't know about you, as much as we love the look of buttons, the idea of making buttonholes has a tendency to send a chill up our spine. It's usually o...
The Corset: Flossing & Hand Sewn Eyelets
In this video, we will continue to explore ways to add some bespoke details to your garments as we turn our attention to the corset in my Victorian Unmentionables pattern. The corset itself is foundational to Victorian bespoke fashion as it adds the proper support to the highly structured Victori...
The Petticoat: Adding Bespoke Details
Shari continues in our final video of our bespoke series, in this installment we're going to work on the petticoat. The large surface area of the petticoat makes it an ideal canvas to try your hand at any number of embellishing techniques. Looking through various collections of antique Victorian ...
Victorian Unmentionables PDF Sewing Pattern
Download the Victorian Unmentionables sewing pattern and follow along with the course!
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