Victorian Corset Sewing Workbook
Demystifying Corset Construction:
How to make a corset with clear, easy instructions
♥ The Victorian Corset Sewing Workbook
No more struggling with how to make a corset!
Think sewing a corset is hard? Scared to make one? Corsets aren’t really that difficult. You only have to know the right supplies to get and the order in which to use them. Apply them with simple seams and you can sew a corset!
You’ll learn about the fabrics and tools you’ll need, then I’ll walk with you step-by-step how to put your corset together. From cutting the coutil and inserting the busk to grommets and adding laces to the back when you’re done – we go over it all!
You don’t have to be scared of making a corset. You may hear that they’re not that hard, and they really aren’t. You simply have to know the order to put the pieces together and how to use specific tools like an awl and grommet setter.
In this hands-on workbook, I’ll take you through each step of building a corset. With detailed instructions and full color photos to make each step easy, you’ll wonder why you waited so long to tackle sewing a corset!
Corset fabrics to use and how to pre-treat them
Detailed list of supplies & tools needed and where to get them
How to cut out a corset then flatline it with fashion fabric (so it’s not only pretty but built correctly from the start)
Piecing the corset panels
Setting in the busk (the right and easy way)
How to make boning channels
Tips for measuring bones
Finishing the raw edges for a professional look
How to set in grommets for a smooth & tight finish
Sewing Tips gleaned from years of corset making
Dealing with corset storage and cleaning
How to wear your corset so you can still eat, dance & not faint
Other helpful tricks when sewing corsets
and much more!
You’ll also get my recommended vendors & online suppliers for corset making materials, including patterns. It’s all here!
The disclaimer: your first corset won’t be perfect. They never come out perfect. Even the most talented seamstresses and tailors continue to push forward to make their next corset even better. But don’t let that stop you.
This workbook is only for those who are challenged in their historical sewing and want to push themselves to the next level of costuming. Will you give it a try?
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