Hi there! I have a question! Laces up the back of waistcoats and weskits --is this a thing? I see it all the time at reenacting events, but never in patterns. It would certainly make my life easier as I sew!
Yes, it is a thing! What I see (according to patterns and garments) is that not all waistcoats used them, but it is a very useful detail for fitting the garment the way you want it or to adjust it to a different body or weight change.
Saloon party or garden party? Circus or theatre? Bath or Cheltenham? Oxford or Cambridge? Pantaloons or breeches? Carriages or motor cars? Classical music or opera? Champagne or wine? Boating on the lake or croquet on the lawn? Townhouse or country estate? Fireworks or fairgrounds?
I’m sure Kylux peeps have already seen this card, but I find this so inadvertently shippy that it’s hilarious. It might as well be titled ‘breathless encounter’, or something equally Harlequin. The fact that this card apparently includes a scrap of Hux’s breeches is just the cherry on top.
clad all in white; white woolen breeches tucked into high boots of
bleached white leather, white bearskin cloak pinned at the shoulder with
a carved weirwood face, white tunic with bone fastenings. Her breath
was white as well… but her eyes were blue, her long braid the color of dark honey, her cheeks flushed red from the cold. It had been a long while since Jon Snow had seen a sight so lovely