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Corset Cutting & Making (1924): The Annotated Edition

A project in Everett, WA by Marion McNealy

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19 unique corset pattern drafts, dating 1900-1922, with background research, historical context, and tested patterns.
Backers: 250
Average Pledge Per Backer: $56

Funded: $13,920 of $12,000
Dates: Mar 31st -> Apr 21st (21 days)
Project By: Marion McNealy
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Latest News

And we made it!

April 19th - via: kickstarter.com
At 4:28pm PDT today, Kickstarter sent me an email letting me know that we had reached our funding goal of $12,000. This awesome news means that the project is a GO! Thank you all so much for backing the project, it is so amazing to see this dream... (Read More)

Less than 50 hours and $865 left to go

April 19th - via: kickstarter.com
The campaign has really taken off in the last few days, and the end goal is SOOO close! I'm hoping by the end of the day that we'll have reached $12,000! Thankfully, there are about 50 hours left in the campaign, so plenty of time to raise the... (Read More)

The last few days in the campaign

April 18th - via: kickstarter.com
It's down to the last 3 days in the campaign, by 3:23 pm Friday afternoon PDT it will all be over, and who knows where the total will be? However, the project now has less than $3000 to make the goal, and is 77% funded, so it's looking a lot better... (Read More)

Thank you, Updates and Corset Myth Busting!

April 16th - via: kickstarter.com
Thank you so much to all of you who have backed the campaign so far, and especially those who have done so in the last few days. It's gone from hovering at 52% 3 days ago to 68% funded today, just another $3765 to reach the goal of $12,000. As this... (Read More)

Update, questions, and a looming deadline

April 12th - via: kickstarter.com
The project reached 50% over the weekend, and then it's been stuck, with only one or two new backers each day for the last 4 days. The projected trend does not look good, and at this point, it is projected by Kicktraq to not reach the $12,000 goal.... (Read More)

Progress so far, and the dark side of Kickstarter campaigns

April 5th - via: kickstarter.com
Right now, the project is 38% funded after 5 days, with 16 days to go! I'm hoping that we'll pass the 40% mark by the end of the day.   Now, a bit about the reality of running a kickstarter.... Kickstarter is a wonderful way to raise funds for... (Read More)

Case Study Example: The Horozone Corset

April 5th - via: kickstarter.com
Each of the corset patterns will have a short case study, and here is one I wrote previously for an article about the making of this corset. The corset was made by Sara Huebscen, of Exquisitely Waisted Designs, for a series of articles for... (Read More)

The first 24 hours

April 1st - via: kickstarter.com
The first 24 hours have been amazing folks! The project is at 19% funded, and I can't wait to see where it will be tomorrow night.   There are 35 backers from 6 countries so far, and here are the number of backers from each: United States - 17... (Read More)

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