MelanieCorset (1)


Today we launch a new section that highlights some of our favorite projects and, hopefully, provides inspiration for additional ways to use Alabama Stitch Book and our upcoming Alabama Studio Style.

It is most appropriate to launch today with a corset from our editor Melanie.

Thank you to Melanie for all that she has done to make jumbles of words, images and instructions into something of substance.

Follow the instructions below to make your own…


Alabama Corset Pattern from Alabama Stitch Book
1 yard of 60” wide 100% organic cotton jersey fabric in color Carmine
1 yard of 60” wide 100% organic cotton jersey fabric in color Burgundy
Facets Stencil
Textile Paint
in Red (mix with drops of black to create burgundy color)
Textile Paint in Black (mix drops of black with red to create burgundy color)
Tools for your choice of stencil-transfer method
Garment scissors
Embroidery scissors
Tailor’s chalk
Hand-sewing needle
4 spools Button Craft thread in color Red #128

Follow instructions from Alabama Stitch Book beginning on page 145.

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