Sailor Corset

Added Oct 4, 2011

by marionouchka

Rennes, France

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Description

My first victorian corset, not the best thing I’ve ever done but for a first one, it’s not that bad…

Difficulty

Intermediate

Categories

Season
Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter
For
Women
Garment Type
Tops
Style
Casual, Evening Wear, Other, Romantic, Victorian, Vintage
Material
Cotton, Eyelet, Other

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    Oct 5, 2011, 09.24 AMby iin

    oouw…thats gorgoeus..congrat!

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    Oct 5, 2011, 12.36 AMby supercalla

    “Not that bad.” THIS IS GREAT :OOO Your first one, too!

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    Oct 4, 2011, 11.00 PMby minxe

    Honestly, this is STUNNING!!

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    Oct 4, 2011, 10.35 PMby fullertonregan

    Wow! That is really beautifully done! I’ve never tried a corset myself, but I’ve made items with boning and they have never come out too well. Very brave of you to make a corset with stripes as your first! Wonderful work.

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    Oct 4, 2011, 05.11 PMby watatoe

    Very nice! I love the stripes…….they’re a fresh look!

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    Oct 4, 2011, 02.06 PMby kakigoorimonster

    Looks like the bust gores could start a bit higher but otherwise it does look very good for a first corset!

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      Oct 4, 2011, 03.05 PMby marionouchka

      too right! I have to avoid rising my arms otherwise I’ll get into troubles! ;)

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    Oct 4, 2011, 01.53 PMby d3liriums4m4

    Well done! I love the stripes! I’ve never done a striped one because I"m not confident enough that my seams are straight. Yours is simply gorgeous!

    A tip for making a comfortable corset, btw; the back should lace parallel. This looks like the Laughing Moon corset pattern, and if it is, she includes directions for adding a hip gore to help out. Also, the more boning you use, the more evenly you get squeezed, and the more comfortable you’ll be.

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      Oct 4, 2011, 03.31 PMby marionouchka

      Yes indeed! That’s the Laughing moon… I did add some cm to the top but it was not enough to fully cover my breast so I suppose I’ll wear it with a kind of blouse underneath…

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    Oct 4, 2011, 01.00 PMby milkyway

    GORGEOUSSSSSSSSSSSSSSS LOVE IT REALLY

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