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About costumecarol

A professional pattern-maker and costumer, Carol Wood has been researching, recreating, and wearing historical garments for decades. Her work has been honored with awards, shown in galleries, worn to period events, appeared on stage, and escorted down the wedding aisle. Carol works as assistant cutter at SF Opera’s Costume Shop, head draper for Rebecca Bruce Designs, and runs her own custom costume business. She has published articles on the history of clothing as well as sewing period garments. A native of the SF East Bay, she lived much of her life in Europe where she studied first-hand and began collecting historical garments.

Films with Corsets

Films with Corsets  This is a selection of films for visual reference on corsets. Take the references with a grain of salt in terms of accuracy. They display, to a sometimes lesser or greater degree, at least general guidelines for … Continue reading

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Corset and Bra Links

Corset and Bra Links (corsetry supplies) (corsetry supplies) AND (corsetry supplies) (collection of all things corsetry!) (corsetry supplies, notions, vintage clothing) (Before the Automobile blog: inspiration!) Dreamstress blog: inspiration!) (inspiration!) (inspiration!) (inspiration!) … Continue reading

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Hello world!

Welcome to! This is your very first post. Click the Edit link to modify or delete it, or start a new post. If you like, use this post to tell readers why you started this blog and what you … Continue reading

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