Corsetiere Marie Cooley made the superb corset from some antique curtains I had acquired that date from the 1920’s. You can find her beautiful corsets at her website.
Designer extraordinaire Tamara Somerfield sewed the beautiful historically accurate and perfect fitting gown from the same material.
All that is left is for me to embellish their lovely work with harmonious trims, my favorite part.
I am going to share that process with you because it is such fun and may inspire others.
Vintage Ribbons make the most authentic ruffled and pleated trims to give your costumes that touch of authenticity required for the ambiance of another time.
These fine quality trims date from the late 19th century through the 1920s.
This palette of French Blues includes 19th century packaging, Picot Ombré ribbons, and small velvet pin cushions hand sewn with pearls.