Red linen pair of bodies: completed!

I had half these bodies done up forever! I finally decided to complete them to be worn for pregnancy. With the center front opening I just left the bottom portion loosely laced over the tummy and then tightened above to get a nice firm back support and bust support.

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Linen Bodies: one half started

I’ve finally started some bodies for myself and hope to get in some work on them here-and-there over the next couple months. I’ve sewed the boning channels on half. While I am sewing them primarily by machine I decided not to machine back-tack but to pull the threads through, knot them & then pull them hidden back into the lining. Time consuming but very clean and neat looking.

Here is the progress:

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