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squarepicFew bodies are perfectly symmetrical. Bernadette explores different approaches to corseting an extremely asymmetrical figure.

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jyeakley
What an excellent article! You have eloquently captured the issue of individuality all of us face added to the unique issue of spinal asymmetry and shared your journey so candidly. So inspiring! Thank you!
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kymberlys
I did wonder, when watching your video on the process, whether or not you had drafted that second corset accounting for the asymmetry, and now that I find you didn't, I wonder how that would have turned out.
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bernadettebanner
I wonder too! That was far too much math for me to cope with on flat paper, but primarily I wish I'd used the brace as a form to drape the asymmetrical pattern on.
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aarlene
Oops Admin please undo the thumbs down I meant to do the thumbs up!!
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Thank you Bernadette for writing this superb and inspiring text. It gives new ideas on how one can approach the problem of asymmetry.
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audra_b
I also have the scoliosis. I also have several others issues such as my legs are attached at the hips almost a quarter turn off of normal and i am very short coupled. My ribs are 1-2 inches above my waist, my waist is 2-4 inches above my hips and my bust is a 42DD. Needless to say making a corset that fits at all is going to be a major challange. It is going to be interesting!
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dannyjane
I also have scoliosis and lumbar lordosis, and just for fun I've also got fusions in the cervical/thoracic from two ruptured discs and the whole confection is iced throughout with osteoarthritis. My doctor calls me the spine from hell.

And I am in the middle of my own corset journey. The whole thing is proving to be a lesson in pattern, precision, and patience. However, it has also solved a problem of many years--a corset that doesn't hurt! So whenever I get discouraged I look up the sister video to this article to remind myself that others have similar problems.

Thank you for the whole series. I learn while being delighted. Please pat Cesario for me. He's adorable.

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