Monthly Archives: July 2012

When Character Meets Costume – The ‘Punk’ Union Jack Corset

What’s my Motivation????? (That’s me trying to sound like the great Marlon Brando.) It is a great job and interesting work to produce fashion. But when we’re asked to make clothing that will be worn by a story character there … Continue reading

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Ready, Set, Sew!! – The Union Jack Corset

I’m not really sure what’s the best way to show/discuss the sewing of the Union Jack Corset.  I’m going to say again that most of you already know how to sew including most of the steps so I think I … Continue reading

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Cutting the Union Jack Corset

Hey, if you’ve been following along on this group of posts about the building of the Union Jack Corset, then I’m guessing you probably know how to cut out a pattern! Take the pattern pieces, lay them on the fabric … Continue reading

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Union Jack Corset – Sneak Peek

All the details of cutting, making and trimming will come soon in full blogging glory……..but really!…………how could I possibly wait to reveal it? I Like It ! I’ve got a number of ideas on improvements and changes that I’ll make … Continue reading

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Hunting and Foraging: Sourcing Fabric for the Union Jack Corset

Well, a week has gone by because we’ve both been really busy with other things. With film work, summer guests and the sunshine that has finally deemed us worthy of its’ presence in Vancouver, we’ve had a hard time finding … Continue reading

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The Development of the Union Jack Corset Pattern

When Deb called me the other day and said “I want to do this Union Jack Corset, I’ve been talking about”, I replied with “When can we start?”  We decided it would be a fantastic opportunity to document all the … Continue reading

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Inspiration for a Union Jack Corset

Deb has been thinking about doing a Union Jack inspired corset for a while and now we’ve decided to move ahead with it as a team effort. Actually Deb’s doing the corset this time and I’m documenting her every effort … Continue reading

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