Luthien walks us through the construction, decoration and finishing of this beautiful overbust corset, including changes to the original Victorian pattern.
Luthien recreates this 1882 overbust, hourglass corset, designed to 'conform to the shape of the person more perfectly' than earlier Victorian corsets.
In the final installment, Lucy constructs the Louis XV corset from the pattern she showed us how to draft previously.
Altering a premade Edwardian pattern is difficult, so the ability to draft one from scratch saves a big headache! Part three...
Drafting the front of a beautiful S-bend corset pattern from the Edwardian era, called "Louis XV corset in nine pieces".
Luthien studies a transitional corset which, aesthetically, follows the ultra curvy corsets of the late Victorian/ early Edwardian eras.
Luthien continues her journey with this corset from Norah Waugh's famous book through construction, embellishment and her final thoughts.
Luthien sets herself an Edwardian challenge by recreating the 1901 corset from Norah Waugh’s book 'Corsets and Crinolines'.
What better way to create a corset that stands out from the crowd than to give it a visually striking front opening that's not only beautiful looking, but sturdy and quick to use?