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Stage two. Rerun is helping. | by bronxelf
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Stage two. Rerun is helping.

"Wait," you ask, "what happened to stage 1?"


Nothing. I forgot to take photos.


Let me back up.


My friend owns Mayfaire Moon Corsetry. She has a commission to build a Dr. Who Tardis corset. While she is a master corsetmaker, this particular corset involves areas outside her expertise.


I may not be able to run a sewing machine, but I can engineer the technical details of this garment. So. I offered to help her out.


Stage one: She sent me her pattern from Philadelphia. I sat around in the middle of the night copying the base pattern pieces to bond paper on a light box.


Originally, I had planned to go to Canal Plastics and have the pieces custom cut. Then I realized I was being an idiot. I didn't need to go to Canal Plastics. I needed to go to TARGET. Yes, Target. So stage two: I go down to Target (soundtracked by Aesthetic Perfection: Pale, on repeat) and walk out with two heavy weight shower curtain liners. One clear, one frosted. I brought them home, at which time Rerun decided to help.

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Taken on July 21, 2011