How To Knit Victorian Boot Button Loops. This video knitting tutorial will help you learn how to knit the Victorian boot button loops.
This button band adds a delicate finish to any project. One of Imperial Stock Ranch’s newest offerings, Erin is a terrific all-around medium worsted weight yarn. It is especially nice for color work and textured stitch patterns. Available in eight colors as well as Natural and is a great choice for hand dye projects. Purl – pKnit – KPurl Two Together – P2tog. Godey's Lady's Book: Fashion, Dress Instructors, Work. Godey's Lady's Book Included in every Lady's Book were several pages devoted to fashions, dress patterns for women and children, as well as many patterns and instructions for "work": crotchet, knit, needlework, etc.
This is a list of all such images available at this site to date, linked to the images themselves. "Thumbnails" of these images that also link to the large images, are available through the Fashions & Patterns page. Note: In order to make these images more useful to those who would like to use the patterns to construct garments I have scanned them larger than original size and have digitally enhanced them, where necessary, to make measurements more readable.
As a result they are rather large images, averaging 100K compressed and uncompressing to an average of 500K. Fashion illustrations: January, 1858: Metropolitan Gymnastic Costume, illustration and description (glb1-58p68.jpeg) August, 1858: Nonpareil Garment (glb8-58p167.jpeg) How To Sew A Victorian Skirt. A old tutorial I had on livejournal, I hope you like it :) So I thought that I would share my how to for this quite easy sewn skirt in taffeta that I made for a friend of mine, it is a two layer skirt with strings so that you can tie up and drape the panels as you wish.
This is a bit simplified, On the original skirt the top of the skirt was lined with satin so it was not completed in the exact same way as in this tutorial, but trying to explain that whole deal was to time consuming to be worth it. Material you will need:Fabric: Of your choice, around 2 times the length of your skirtA zipper: I use a hidden zipper because I think it looks better, but a ordinary one is just as good.String: The length of your drapes and a little more *2*6 (you chose one can both have it the whole way up on the skirt or just half, or something similar) I use cotton string 0,5 cm (0,2 inches) thick.
How To Sew A Fishtail Skirt. I thought that I would bring my “fishtail skirt tutorial” over to here from my livejournal, so here you go :) I thought that I would share this little tutorial on how to make a nice fishtail skirt, it is really not that hard as it can look and you will end up with a smashing skirt that makes you look flash were ever you go.
You can make this skirt at any length, from the knee and down. Free Period Clothing Patterns & Cutting Diagrams - The Ladies Treasury Of Costume & Fashion. Period Clothing Patterns and Cutting Diagrams IMPORTANT: Notes On Using Our Patterns These patterns are reproduced from original period patterns and from cutting diagrams found in English, French and American publications of the 19th and early 20th centuries.
Those copied from full-sized patterns were scanned in at 1/2, 1/4 or 1/8 of the original size as indicated on each piece. They can be printed out and enlarged on a photocopier, projector, digitally, or by hand. The scale in inches is also given on each piece, in case they do not print out true to size. Patterns copied from cutting diagrams have been scanned in at 1 to 1½ times original size and are not to scale. We also include period cutting layouts and diagrams which are not always to scale. All of these patterns come in one size only: that of the original. How To Make Steampunk Jewelry. Wikipedia defines Steampunk as "a subgenre of fantasy and speculative fiction that came into prominence in the 1980s and early 1990s.
The term denotes works set in an era or world where steam power is still widely used-usually the 19th century, and often set in Victorian era England-but with prominent elements of either science fiction or fantasy, such as fictional technological inventions like those found in the works of H. G. Wells and Jules Verne, or real technological developments like the computer occurring at an earlier date. Other examples of steampunk contain alternate history-style presentations of "the path not taken" of such technology as dirigibles or analog computers; these frequently are presented in an idealized light, or a presumption of functionality. Steampunk Wristwatch With Metal Iris Cover. "TimEye".
A Quintet Of Steampunk Wings Tutorials. So, apparently it ends up I only use this blog for special articles and announcements.
So far :) Anyway, this one is special because Pinterest and Facebook just wouldn't cover it well enough. Steampunk Costume Videos.