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Feature Friday: Beatrice Forms

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Feature Friday: Beatrice Forms

Draping can be quite a challenge for both everyday garment making and historical costuming. Standard forms never perfectly replicate the human body, and without a second pair of hands, it can be difficult to drape a pattern on yourself. But this month’s featured business has a new solution for this problem.

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Feature Friday: Romantic Recollections

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Feature Friday: Romantic Recollections

Trimmings are often the most exciting and eye-catching part of an outfit, and this month’s featured business offers everything from patterns to kits to classes on a variety of techniques, perfect for your next project!

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Fundraiser Alert! a Sugar Kettle for Our Mammy's Historical Site

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Fundraiser Alert! a Sugar Kettle for Our Mammy's Historical Site

Hello folks, we're so excited to host this fundraiser for Our Mammy's to get her an important tangible educational tool for her interpretive site. Let's do this! Please visit the GOFUNDME for more info about the fundraiser and to support and share. And don't forget to follow Gaynell on social media at @ourmammys to learn more about African American history in the Mississippi Delta region.

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"The New Figure" or the Rise of the S-Bend Corset

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"The New Figure" or the Rise of the S-Bend Corset

Throughout most of the Victorian period, a variation of the hourglass shape was seen as the ideal silhouette for women, but by the turn of the century fashionable corsets had shifted dramatically, sitting lower on the body and creating a distinct S shape.

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Corset Price Increase Coming July 23rd

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We will be increasing the prices on our stock corsetry on July 23rd by approx. 6%. Custom order pricing will increase once we're through our current waitlist (which is now closed).

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