Massachusetts USA Member since 2/16/08 Posts: 80 Skill: Advanced
Date: 1/22/10 7:33 AM
That's awesome you guys appreciated this video. Nancy really took her time practicing and getting this technique down before we filmed. Shoulder pads it seems are a lot easier to make yourself than try to find for retail sale... I was using my handheld camcorder to record the video so quality is as good as I could get.
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Australia Member since 10/25/04 Posts: 5965 Skill: Advanced
Date: 1/22/10 7:52 AM
A terrific presentation, Brian and Nancy !
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Member since 12/28/04 Posts: 9041 Skill: Advanced Body Type:
Date: 1/22/10 10:08 AM
I have looked in the garment district for good shoulder pads, and came up with huge things that are better suited to a man's shoulders than a narrow shouldered woman which I am. It's easy to make shoulder pads and Nancy shows you just how easy it is.
I'm so glad you found this video helpful -- Brian and I had quite a bit of fun filming it. The shoulder pads are 1/2" thick, and they're designed to fit a standard tailored jacket with set in sleeves. And I agree it's much easier to make your own shoulder pads than to try to track them down.
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