New Year. New HSF. And I'm most pleased that I was able to act on Resolve #1 so soon! My early teens corset, needed some help: a couple of grommets had come loose and it was hideous plain. So for Challenge #1, I repaired the grommets and added some lace across the top.
The Challenge: #1: Make do & Mend
Fabric: 100% cotton twill and cotton lace
Notions: Thread, lacing, grommets, lace
How historically accurate is it? Still a bit plain for this period, but much better with the addition of the lace.
Hours to complete: The mending: 1.5, the original construction: 4
First worn: Last year's Costume College
Total cost: The lace was in a bag full of trims at the Bargain Basement at CC, so probably around 9 cents for the mending!