Thursday, March 28, 2013

Guess What Came in the Mail Today!- Becky


Wool and reeds for my stay came in today!

 




I bought 2 yards of  Wm Booth Draper's "Light Blue Stuff", enough worsted wool for making mistakes. I also bought the closest thing to Colonial bones: reeds. I didnt know that I would get that much! Ive heard that plastic zip ties has the same effect and are cheaper, but Im a person who likes accuracy, even if this is my fist stay.
 Im happy and I cant wait to work on it!


4 comments:

  1. It will be interesting following the progress of the stays. I really enjoy your blog!

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  2. Thank you! I cant wait to see my progress as well!

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  3. How exciting! How flexible are the reeds as opposed to regular metal boning?

    -Veronica

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    1. I havent really played with them yet. I understand that if I was to make the hips, or hoops, of that century, I would have to soak and shape them to what I need.

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