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#012 The Elizabethan Bodice: FITTING YOUR MOCKUP

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#012 The Elizabethan Bodice: FITTING YOUR MOCKUP

Welcome back to The Elizabethan Bodice Sew Along!  Today we will be taking the mockup you created in the last blog post, and fit it to your body. Pattern #012 is very versatile, and can be worn with or without a corset.  As such, we are going to show the fitting process for both, and how they might look on each person. The first thing you do is lace the bodice on the body being fitted.  Pull the shoulder strap over the upper chest, and pin it to the shoulder strap stub on the back bodice.  Do this for both sides. ...

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#012 The Elizabethan Bodice: CUTTING OUT AND ASSEMBLING YOUR MOCKUP

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#012 The Elizabethan Bodice:  CUTTING OUT AND ASSEMBLING YOUR MOCKUP

Welcome back to The Elizabethan Bodice Sew Along!  Today we will be taking the patterns you altered to fit your measurements, cutting out our fabric, and assembling our mockups!   In our previous blog posts, we have been showing examples using models with and without corsets, but the process of cutting out fabrics and assembling your mockup is the same for both options.  Therefore, we are only showing one example here. To make your mockup, you should have the following:1.  Your fabric 2.  Your modified pattern 3.  Something to hold the pattern in place (pins, weights) 4.  And something with which...

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