Waist stay for dresses.  That "wardrobe malfunction" was SO preventable!

Invisible Details of a Couture Garment: The Waist Stay

Adding Boning Tutorial - Tutorial from Craftster CLOTHING

Boning Tutorial - CLOTHING - Oh Noes!

Vintage Perfection Late 50's Chanel All Lace Couture Dress Labeled W/ Scarf

Vintage Perfection Late 50's Chanel All Lace Couture Dress Labeled W/ Scarf

The construction of a jacket: how to apply horse braid to get just the right form and  firmness.

~ Living a Beautiful Life ~ The construction of a jacket: how to apply horse braid to get just the right form and firmness.

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drapeado This detailing looks very complex and unique. It would definitely be for someone who is looking to do more advanced draping, so maybe I could try this in the future.

Frabjous Couture: CoutureGRAM: Underbust Stay

Frabjous Couture: CoutureGRAM: Underbust Stay (in a Christian Dior vintage strapless evening gown)

A Close Look at the Stitching Inside 2 Dior Garments - Threads

A Close Look at the Stitching Inside 2 Dior Garments

Jean Desses Haute Couture Attributed Cocktail Dress 1950s image 6

Jean Desses Haute Couture Cocktail Dress 1950s

Gertie's New Blog for Better Sewing: Shaping a Neckline with Horsehair Braid

Horsehair braid is not just for hems ! You can also use it in a neckline to add shape and structure. This works especially well in stra.

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