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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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New Video Series: The Shed Series!

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New Video Series: The Shed Series!

Hello! Here's my first video in the new Shed Series, where I film exclusively from my new converted shed on my property as part of Coronavirus Stay Home orders. How am I managing this? What's that cheeping sound? What is the rest of the team up to? Let's talk. New videos weekly-ish.  

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New Product: synthetic whalebone tipping bit!

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New Product: synthetic whalebone tipping bit!

We're excited to finally offer our synthetic whalebone tipping bits for sale. We've developed these in-house to solve the issue of quickly finishing the ends of cut synthetic whalebone.  Many folks sand or file down the ends, which takes time and can cause wrist strain. That wasn't feasible for a larger scale production like ours, where we make multiple corsets/week with synthetic whalebone. So, Alyssa came up with this clever custom bit for rotary tools. The groove holds the bone in place while sanding. Take a look! The bits are available from us in limited quantities here.

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