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Shared February 2, 2019

The game is afoot! Hunting for the perfect materials for my upcoming project, a historical (c. 1890s) interpretation of a lady Sherlock Holmes.
(Apologies for my shakey stealth-vlogging at some parts; perhaps maybe don’t put this on full screen if you’re sensitive to motion. :) )

Aesthetic American Duchess shoes are the Londoners, which I love with all my heart and soul (but maybe not my back on long fabric shopping days! I'm sorry, please love me) https://www.american-duchess.com/edwa...

ITEM SOURCES:
Sherlock coat wool: Fabrics & Fabrics (270 W. 38th St 2nd floor)
Skirt/waistcoat wool: Ayazmoon (214 W. 39th St)
Ivory silk ribbon, red grosgrain, 1” twill tape: M&J Trimming (1008 6th Ave, between 37th &38th)
Corset satin: Mood Fabrics (255 W. 37th St, 3rd floor)
Insertion lace remnant: East Coast Trimming (142 W. 38th St)
Muslin: Fabric Wholesale Direct (https://www.fabricwholesaledirect.com...)
Silesia: Bias Bespoke (https://www.biasbespoke.com/cart.php?...)
Spoon busk: Farthingales (https://www.farthingalescorsetmakings...)
Symington corset patterns: https://imageleicestershire.org.uk/in...
REF #23940: https://imageleicestershire.org.uk/vi...


Other shops visited/mentioned:
Day to Day (262 W. 38th St)
A&K (257 W. 39th St)
Beckenstein Fabrics (257 W. 39th St)
H&M ? Material World? (That mysteriously nameless shop) (257 W. 39th St)
Fabrics Garden (249 W. 39th St)
Hamed (251 W. 39th St)
Mokuba (137 W. 38th St)
Joyce Trimming (109 W. 38th St)
B&Q Trimming (102 W. 38th St)
B&J Fabrics (525 7th Ave, 2nd floor)


MUSIC CREDITS:
‘You Had to Be’ by E’s Jammy Jams, YouTube Audio Library
Fast Talkin by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/...)
Source: http://incompetech.com/music/royalty-...
Artist: http://incompetech.com/

Portals to Other Realms:
Instagram, for real-time progress: http://www.instagram.com/bernadetteba... (@bernadettebanner)
Patreon, for more vloggish and bloggish content: https://www.patreon.com/bernadettebanner
Ko-Fi, if that’s more your thing: https://ko-fi.com/bernadettebanner
Prints of costume renderings: https://www.redbubble.com/people/bert...

For business enquiries, please contact my representation at:
bernadettebanner@lighthouseagents.com
Requests for personal dressmaking commissions are not considered at this time.



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