Bodice with Cloud Sleeves
Jan 10, 2019 - Jan 14, 2019
Cleaned inside of to layer, back of right sleeve, front of right sleeve, and bows. Cleaned left sleeve. Steamed wrinkles out of cloud sleeves with steamer (1:1 distilled H2O/isopropyl alcohol)
Hand Sewn Repairs
Jan 10, 2019 - Jan 16, 2019
Stitched top of lining to bodice with invisible thread. Mended tears in silk lining. Tried Lascaux mending powder but would not adhere to silk. Tried BevaTex tissue with heat spatula set to medium heat, and this was effective. Repaired silk under left sleeve. Repaired other tears to silk lining with BevaTex.