During the early 19th century the whalebone, reed and metal that are familar to us were set aside in favour of simple cording.
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In the final installment, Lucy constructs the Louis XV corset from the pattern she showed us how to draft previously.
Our very first corset pattern with all horizontal seams. "Especially suitable for tightlacing" - what do you think? Will it work?
Altering a premade Edwardian pattern is difficult, so the ability to draft one from scratch saves a big headache! Part three...
This corset uses machine corded fabric instead of bones to stiffen the panels into an impressively curvaceous shape. Here's how to make a corded corset yourself.
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Drafting the front of a beautiful S-bend corset pattern from the Edwardian era, called "Louis XV corset in nine pieces".
Sandra explores a high-panel C19th corset with multiple vertical seams, giving corsetmakers plenty of areas to make adjustments.
Drafting the back of a beautiful S-bend corset pattern from the Edwardian era, called "Louis XV corset in nine pieces".
Joanne shows how to use old patterns to make beautiful garments that are just not possible with today's mass market sewing patterns.
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