We know the ideal smooth, round and without a visible break. It should be a cinch (cinch!), but it's more a struggle, fit and fashion v. restriction or as I like to think of it T.Rex arms. Modern recreators dispute, condemn, rework, let out a seam. Sometimes to effect, but not always.
I present an assuaging collage, 'cause they didn't always get it right either.
|A small and easily gathered sample, if you look you can see it everywhere.|
I'm pretty happy with it's first run, I may tweak it a bit, the tail needs a weight to keep it from flipping and I forgot to add the stays to the channels in front (I only ever bone the front). It was light and crisp and really fun to wear. And that's the goal.
|Children of nature....... and taffeta|
|Lovely Cynthia, one of the organizers and her not so little man.|
|I contemplate Rousseau and his natural man. Uh-huh.|
Heaven in every particular.
|In Super-Blurification! (But you can still see the corset line)|
Ever Your Thimble Servant,