I was really pleased with how these turned out. For some reason, I decided to go ahead and sew them all by hand. The pattern was very easy to create from the book, and I didn’t have to make any changes to the design. I’ll see how these hold up over time.
– Corsets and Crinolines, by Norah Waugh.
– White cotton for my first attempt.
Other materials used:
– White store-bought bias binding.
– White store-bought twill tape.
– Hoop steel.
Here are my blog entries that mention 18th century pocket hoops:
– Main entry.