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"That Waist!" - Photo Editing at the Turn of the Century

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"That Waist!" - Photo Editing at the Turn of the Century

Out of pure curiosity, I decided to employ some old fashioned retouching techniques to one of my Worth Gown photos. The results are fascinating.

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January Update--Worth, Bum Rolls, & Broadway

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January Update--Worth, Bum Rolls, & Broadway

Where has January gone? We've been busy at the Redthreaded studio, so it's time for a bit of an update. I am so pleased by the response to our stock corset updates and our sale on the old style versions. Those sale corsets are selling out faster than I'd anticipated, and the new 1860's is proving to be quite popular. So, besides sewing mountains of white corsets, what else have we been up to?The Worth Gown Is Done...AgainI have finally--truly!--finished the Ironwork Gown to my standards. Friend and collaborator Jennifer of Merritt Portrait Studio found this absolutely amazing shoot location...

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1910's Corsets are Back--Now in Mid Bust & Underbust

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1910's Corsets are Back--Now in Mid Bust & Underbust

Part of the big style update for 2017 involved completely re-vamping the Titanic era corset. I originally patterned it as an overbust, because that tends to be easier for modern costumers to wear and deal with. However, I was never quite happy with where that bust line sat, and there were a few other things I wanted to change as well. The cording and lace was pretty, but was out of step with the rest of the standard corset line and added unnecessary cost. So now, we have Titanic era corsets in TWO styles in both ready to ship and custom...

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