Making an 1895 Walking Skirt (Using an 1895 Drafting Method)

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Bernadette Banner

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Shared May 18, 2019

For the Everyday Victorian.

FURTHER RESOURCES:
The Keystone Guide to Jacket and Dress Cutting: https://archive.org/details/keystonej...
Bertha Banner’s Household Sewing with Home Dressmaking: https://play.google.com/books/reader?...
Fine Times Watches: Alan Cartwright, owner; based in Derbyshire. http://www.instagram.com/finetimeswat...
Brush braid footage courtesy of Olga (http://www.instagram.com/berolinensis) as found on the hem of an extant Edwardian skirt in her own collection.
Cathy Hay’s skirt blog post: https://thepeacockdress.com/2018/11/c...
And see her Instagram feed for the progress updates: http://www.instagram.com/cathy.hay

Foundations Revealed is an online corset and costume maker’s educational resource and community. Membership enrolment opens usually twice per year, so join the mailing list to find out when the next enrolment period begins if you are interested! https://us3.list-manage.com/subscribe? (Not sponsored, just useful.)

MATERIALS USED:
Wool: Ayazmoon Fabrics, NYC (c. 5 yds)
Tarlatan: Regular weight (c. 6 yds). Takach Press, https://shop.takachpress.com/Tarlatan...
Pocket cotton: stash cabbage
Hem braid: Burnley & Trowbridge (5 yds) https://www.burnleyandtrowbridge.com/...

OTHER USEFUL TOOLS:(Please know that these are affiliate links)
-Clear 18-inch ruler: https://amzn.to/2DIdRrh
-Steel-headed straight pins: https://amzn.to/2ByJUaQ
-Every size & weight needle you will probably ever need: https://amzn.to/2Sd76R7
-My most favorite (& stupidly fiddly) #10 sharps, the tiniest needles: https://amzn.to/2SaZEGf
-Ye Trusty Olde 8” shears (tartan ribbon not included): https://amzn.to/2DXkUft
-Those wee bird snips that literally everyone seems to have: https://amzn.to/2zu9vzY
-(But I’ve also just found these that are a unicorn and I am severely tempted; I should not be trusted with Amazon: https://amzn.to/2KvXGgX)
-French Curve: https://amzn.to/2RWzWVJ

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.

MUSIC CREDITS:
Luminous Rain 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/
“The Closing of Summer” by Asher Fulero, YouTube Audio Library
“Dream of the Ancestor” by Asher Fulero, YouTube Audio Library

Additional cinematography by Cathy Hay



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