Added Feb 14, 2011
New York, New Yo...
This pattern download and tutorial is a cinch— literally! Say hello to your inner Rockstar Warrior Princess: Jacci Jaye Fredenburg is an accomplished Costume Designer and Stylist, working in theater, film, television, and print. Jacci also has a fierce line of corsets which are elegant and classy, yet sexy and powerful. These are not just articles of clothing, but rather, about a lifestyle. Jacci’s clients have included rockstars, models, television personalities, pin-up models, and burlesque performers. You can view her collection by visiting Jacci Fredenburg.
This pattern is a size 4/6. If you need to draft the pattern to your size, please refer to the grading tutorials below, it’s simple! We want to thank Jacci for sharing one of her corset patterns with the BurdaStyle community— and for giving us a happy Valentine’s Day treat!
Decorative outer/fashion fabric: 1 yard. You can use any durable, non-stretch woven fabric like cotton, silk, twill or linen.
Lining: 1 yard. Recommendation: Coutil (also spelled coutille) which is a woven cloth created specifically for making corsets— but any woven like cotton or cotton blend works as well; such as canvas, duck, or twill.
Busk (also spelled busque): The rigid element of a corset placed at the center front and also serves as a closure. 1 pair.
Boning: The corset pictured here has 20 spiral steel bones, you will need 2 bones / seam, as well as 4 for the back panel and 2 for the front.
Heavy-weight fusible interfacing, all-purpose thread, corset lacing, grommets, grosgrain ribbon or twill tape.
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