Ribbon corset
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*A little update*

As I had other things on my mind during the summer (a crazy, funny, delicious summer holiday in Portugal) I didn't had time to make a corset.

But finally.... I bought some very nice ribbon for the ribbon corset. The color is difficult to describe, but it's a skin colored ribbon with a touch of gold through it. A beautiful wedding color if I may say so.
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New Filofax
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I finally received my new Filofax!! And I love it! It's the Tropic in personal size and colour Bamboo.


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New corset
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Okay! Since it's almost summer holiday for me, I need to get a summer project going. And what better way to spend a summer on what I love to do most: making corsets.

So obviously I'm going to make a corset for the summer.


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Happy New Year!
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First I want to say Happy New Year to everybody. I hope you will find peace and happiness in 2012.

For my projects, I've not been working on them as I've had a surgery. I'm still recovering and it will take another couple of weeks to recover. So for the coming time I won't be doing any projects. But when I'm fully recovered, I'll be working on my projects again!

Copying the pattern
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Now the pattern is taped together, I can trace all the pattern pieces.

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Pattern scaling
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Ok, so the first step is to decide which pattern you will use. As I already did that it's time to scale them up. I found these patterns in an online museum catalogue. Sadly they aren't the original size, so I have to scale them up.

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My next project will be....
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A winter coat. At least I'll start with that as I have not much to do anyway. You could see two pictures of which coats I really liked in my previous post. If you haven't seen them yet, they will be in this post again.

Ok time for a cut!

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What will be my next project....
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Now I'm done with the corset, I'm thinking about taking up some new project. So what are the things I'm thinking of making?

Under the cut more info ;)

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Corset making, garters
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After I figured out how to make the garters, I decided to give it a go. First I wanted to cover them up in satin, but as I didn't had enough satin left I decided not to do that.

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Corset making, reflection on what I would do different next time
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So what would I do different next time, or what are things I have to think about better next time.

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