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Untitled Normal Page. This corset is suitable for use from 1860 through 1880 by modifying the length.

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It can also either be made as an under-the-bust or over-the-bust corset. |About |Materials|Making a Corset Pattern| |Construction|Sources for Supplies|Corset Links| MacCulloch & Wallis - Boning & Busks. Underwear accessories. Underbust pattern tutorial. So here it is at last, the under bust pattern tutorial!

Underbust pattern tutorial

At one moment in the making of this tutorial my portable hard drive crashed and all the data for this tutorial was lost with it, I was almost done with it all it was just a matter of putting the text and the pictures together, I had a pdf version of it, on Swedish which was in one way a good thing but it was not totally finished and had a few things that needed to be fixed in the Illustrator made diagrams that were lost. It kind of killed me to loose all my data, so I kind of gave up on it all but yesterday I had some luck with the hard drive and managed to save the files needed for this tutorial. I was beyond thrilled! So I present to you all the under bust corset pattern tutorial! The biggest prejudices about corsets are that they are really uncomfortable to wear and that one cannot breath properly in them, this of course is all wrong.

The measurements needed: (or were you want the bottom part of the corset to be) 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. Foundations Revealed. Introduction In this article we are going to look at a simple method for how to make a corset, one that is ideal for beginners.

Foundations Revealed

By following the steps you will learn about some of the key principles of a corset. (For subscribers and those interested in greater detail, this corset is also presented as a two-part article which goes into greater detail. Part 1 and Part 2 are best read following The Six Rules of Good Corsetry: a basic guide.) Figure 1: Beautiful stitching just takes a little practice Keep it simple Following a small set of basic rules can be a very worthwhile approach for corsetieres both new and old, and here's number one: Simplicity is good.

Victorian Corset & Corsetry. Planning Out Boning Channels. After the publication of my article discussing the stitching of boning channels, some questions arose as to the positioning of boning channels and some misconceptions as to the reasons for boning a corset.

Planning Out Boning Channels

This article aims to address those issues and provide some ideas for experimentation. Let’s start with some of the misconceptions, because they appear to be one of the main reasons that people experience difficulties when working out the positioning of their bones. Boning has one primary function: to keep the shape of the corset by ensuring the fabric is taut. And that’s it. The Positioning of Boning Channels Trying to work out where to place your boning channels is a common problem when venturing into drafting your own corset patterns. Sadly, there is no simple answer – no hard and fast rule - all possibilities are suitable in some situations and not recommended in others.

There are so many things that can Positioning For Aesthetic Purposes 1 Design on the Body 2 Design on a Dummy Chalk. Easy Pattern Drafting. By Cathy Hay “Using your individual measurements, a pattern is drafted by scratch using the most exacting of standards.

Easy Pattern Drafting

It's very clinical and scientific. Everything is measured with a ruler to the greatest degree of precision possible, much like an engineering drawing, using a drafting square and a scale formula. It's extremely complicated, and everything must be checked and double-checked. There are slightly different methods you can use, but they all involve a lot of measuring and calculation. The bespoke clothing industry and the patternmaking industry make pattern drafting seem terribly complicated and mysterious, and why not?

But let's cut them a little slack. Although patterns are made and sold for our convenience, available in a range of convenient sizes, most of us know that this still does not guarantee a well-fitting garment. And so the single most freeing skill that a sewer or costumer can have is to learn to draft his or her own patterns. Before we begin. Crafting A Corset.