Unpicking the past
dress detective / fashion / haute couture / madeline newport / re-modelling

Unpicking the past

Work on this vintage wedding dress requires patience and skill. So far I’ve spent over 2 hours unpicking the zipper and separating the bodice from its voluminous skirt and there are many more hours of this painstaking work to go. I have to carefully slip the tip of the unpicker, or seam ripper, under every … Continue reading

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