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Feature Friday: Wearing History

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Feature Friday: Wearing History

After a bit of a hiatus (2020, am I right?), Feature Friday is back! This month we are shining the spotlight on one of our favorite pattern makers, the wonderful Lauren of Wearing History!

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New Pattern: 1790's Stays!

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New Pattern: 1790's Stays!

Our 1790's stays have been very popular since we introduced them at the Jane Austen Festival a couple of years ago. Folks love their comfort and flattering shape. Now, we've finally finished up the retail pattern version so you can make your own. Shop Paper Patterns, Busks, and Kits on our websiteShop Digital Patterns on our Etsy shopAnd, we're offering all 1790's patterns at an introductory price through Wednesday! Hooray!These patterns are individually sized, so be sure to ask us if you have any questions about sizing.

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Video: Dyeing a Corset...in a Wheelbarrow!

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Video: Dyeing a Corset...in a Wheelbarrow!

If you follow us on YouTube, you've probably already seen this video I put out a couple of weeks ago. If not, here's a bit of amusement for you all. I dyed one of our Victorian corsets in my backyard. you've all been asking for a corset dyeing demo for a long time. This is what we get in these weird times. Ingredients: A sacrificial 1880's Victorian fit sample, a wheelbarrow, a gas grill, a pot, a garden hose, one sad packet of dye, and a couple errant birds.  Note: if you’re going to dye something, read up on safety, wear...

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Stock Update for May 2020

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Stock Update for May 2020

Hey there, here we are with April nearly drawing to a close. We've had some developments with supplies, stocking, etc and wanted to update you all.  Corset Kits Unfortunately, our coutil wholesaler in the UK is closed indefinitely due to COVID-19. We had a large pending order with them which was not processed before their closure. We had a lot of coutil stocked up, but we've sold a lot of kits over the past 6 weeks. We are now at a point where we must stop restocking kits so that we can reserve our remaining coutil stock for our own...

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Update: Redthreaded & Costume College 2020

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Update: Redthreaded & Costume College 2020

Hello folks, We wanted to take a moment to update everyone on our plans for Costume College 2020. We know that the Costume College board is currently deliberating about whether the event will continued as scheduled for late July, and that a decision is forthcoming. In the meantime, I have made the proactive decision along with my team that no matter what happens with Costume College's schedule this summer, Redthreaded will not be vending. This is not an easy decision (vending at Costume College yields about 10% of our annual revenue), but we believe this is the best choice in the interest of...

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