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icon-smLowana shares the results of her experiment to test a 1911 Edwardian cupped corset pattern as drafted by CAD software.

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Sissy
I love to sew.She did a realy good job.
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jerwin
Could I possibly see a higher resolution copy of Figures 8 and 31?
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Hi Jerwin, I've uploaded the full sized images here for you to download:
Image 8: http://postimg.org/image/cregxztfp/
Image 31: http://postimg.org/image/6nxrn8x49/
I hope that's helpful for you!

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jerwin
Thank you. Marion was kind enough to share these scans with me early on, so I've had a head start, so to speak.
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That's wonderful! I'm glad you were able to take a closer look :) Please let me know if you need any extra info - I'm happy to help if I can.
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jerwin
Ok, I've managed to figure out how to measure and shorten curved lines on a computer. Still working on a number of other details, such as making the breast cups bigger, based on measurements, and not just by trial and error.
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purplepincushion
Your version turned out great! I think the button solution might be to try non-elastic loops or even frogs. Frogs are stronger so they might be a good option. I haven't had a chance to try this in my size yet but I really can't wait to play with it more.
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Thank you. Perhaps non stretch loops might be solution. I still think for my bust size a busk is the way to go, but perhaps if the buttons were supported with some flat steel boning that might work just as well? If you try it please let me know how you go :)
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jerwin
vanyanis said :
That's wonderful! I'm glad you were able to take a closer look :) Please let me know if you need any extra info - I'm happy to help if I can.


Ok. Could you confirm your bra size (band and cup)? I'm trying to get the cups right.

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vanyanis
Hi Jerwin, sorry I only just saw your comment now! I wear a 34 G bra.
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jerwin
Thanks. I'll see if I can incorporate this information, somehow.
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