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Flesh Tone

Added May 26, 2013

by MissCorsetLizz

Central Coast, A...






Another Corset to add to my growing collection :-D
I decided to try external boning channels this time. I’m only part way through the first break-in session so can’t say just yet if it’ll be comfortable, but so far it’s great! :-D
I used a pattern this time from I used the Angel Underbust pattern.
I made a few adjustments, reducing waist, all over vertical and adding a few cm’s for my shoulders and booty. I ended up taking a little extra off the top front two panels, as I added a little too much.
I cut all my own boning channels from left over flesh coloured coutil, a first for me :-D usually I used already made boning channels. This was a bit fiddly, but worth it.
Also another first, a modesty placket on the bottom and top of the busk.
I also didn’t plan the flossing on this one, on purpose. I gave my self a little exercise on coming up with flossing to see what would happen. I am happy with the results, it’s something a little different, which I like :-D

Material Notes

Cotton Coutil, flesh tone
Cotton Coutil for Boning Channels, flesh tone
Cotton Drill, lining and binding
Twill tap, for waist tape/waist reinforcement
Cotton Embroidery Thread, black
Flat Steel (6mm) x 4
Spiral steel (6mm) x 10
9" Busk
30, two part 00 size grommets
Black nylon lacing




Fall, Winter
Garment Type
Cotton, Other

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  • Richie_and_ian_051_large

    Jul 20, 2013, 04.33 PMby assets

    I’m loving this corset the flossing is amazing I wonder if it was hard doing that. I’ve not tried flossing yet.

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      Jul 20, 2013, 11.33 PMby MissCorsetLizz

      It was a little hard as some of the boning channels sit over the seams, so I’m sewing through up to 5 layers of coutil. But I found using a thimble and quilters grips (like rubber thimbles) to help ALOT!! But I must say I do enjoy my flossing!!! :-D It can be addictive :-D

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    May 27, 2013, 08.33 AMby fashionfreek

    O wow looks really nice. Nice in the flesh tone.x

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      May 27, 2013, 10.35 AMby MissCorsetLizz

      Thank you Fashionfreek :-D. x

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    May 26, 2013, 09.45 PMby Helguchi

    What a great fit. Looks awesome and it just beautiful. I wish I could do some corset like that some day.

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      May 27, 2013, 12.12 AMby MissCorsetLizz

      Thank you Helguchi :-D It’s not broken-in yet so it’s not fitting 100% perfectly just yet, the waist will be a little tighter. Keep sewing and learning and you’ll be able to put your mind to what ever you want to make! :-D I know I’m still learning, but I love it and it’s fun! :-D

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      May 27, 2013, 12.16 AMby MissCorsetLizz

      Here’s some links to information that helped me along the way

      Hope this can help you on your sewing journey :-D

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      May 27, 2013, 09.35 AMby Helguchi

      I can’t wait to see your corset all finished. Corsets are my favorite garments ever. Can’t wait to gain more skill to start making them.
      Thank you so much for the links. I really appreciate.

    • Img_20141110_195425_smaller_large

      May 27, 2013, 10.37 AMby MissCorsetLizz

      Corsets are definitely my favourite garment too! :-D I’ll try to post a few extra photos once I’ve broken it in. No problems on the links :-D always happy to share :-D

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    May 26, 2013, 09.45 PMby Helguchi

    What a great fit. Looks awesome and it just beautiful. I wish I could do some corset like that some day.

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