If you are a costume enthusiast, but
wonder which corset goes with what chemise - look no further! This
pattern has the widest size range, the most complete instructions and
illustrations, and all the pieces are in one package! (two corset styles, chemise and drawers!) Appropriate for the Victorian period 1837 -1899.
For the high fashion enthusiast, this
pattern will enable you to create your own alluring, fashion-foward or
fantasy corset to rival those seen on today's fashion runaways!
corsets can be made up plain or fancy. The open drawers have a pointed
waistband in front and a drawstring closure with 6 tucks and lace trim
at the hems.
The chemise has three sleeve options, a yoke with a front opening and 6 tucks at the hem with lace trim.
View A - Dore Corset is a straight seam corset with five pieces on each side and comes in B, C, and D cup size.
B - Silverado Corset has bust gores with six main pattern pieces and comes with A
through 4D cup options. Open drawers and a sleeveless chemise are
included. All sizes from 6 to 40 are included in the package.
Shipping cost is for one pattern to the USA.
The 2-hour instructional video covers the following:
- History of the Victorian corset and timeline of technical innovations
- How corsets were worn and correct fit explanation
- Discussion of modern usage of corsetry techniques
- Appropriate fabrics and how to prepare them; colors and trims
- Complete explanation and demonstration of supplies and tools:
- Aglets, awls
- Boning, boning tape
- Busks, lacing, lace beading
Grommets or eyelets with setting tools
- Waist reinforcement, binding
- How to choose a size, make and use a fitting muslin, and achieve a good fit
- Demonstration of fitting muslins on live models
- Appropriate pattern alterations and how to make them