Starburst Edwardian Corset

Added Jun 27, 2012

by hanlight

Portsmouth, Unit...

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Description

This corset is made from a pattern in Norah Waugh’s Corsets and Crinolines Book. It’s a pattern from 1901 and I really love the sweeping curves of the panels. This was a new construction technique for me and I think I will use it again. I tend to draft quite curvy panel shapes which are then tricky to bone without ruining the lines of the design. This technique constructs the outer fashion layer and the inner strength layer separately and then joins them at the the centre back seams. This means the boning is all in the hidden inner layer leaving the outer layer free.

Material Notes

Coutil with leather and silk. Vintage lace appliqus and Swarovski crystals.

Difficulty

Advanced

Categories

For
Women
Garment Type
Lingerie/Undergarments
Material
Eyelet, Leather/Fur, Lace/Sequins, Silk

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    Jun 28, 2012, 12.15 PMby lugreen

    stunning! absolutely stunning :)

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      Jun 29, 2012, 09.19 PMby hanlight

      Thank you!

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    Jun 28, 2012, 09.39 AMby Guduline

    Wow!

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      Jun 29, 2012, 09.19 PMby hanlight

      Thank you!

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    Jun 27, 2012, 02.38 PMby notdeadredhead

    Oh my goodness awesome! Great job, and I will have to find a copy of that book! It’s quite stunning. :^D

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      Jun 29, 2012, 09.20 PMby hanlight

      Thank you! It’s a really great book with plenty on the history of corsets. Definitely worth a look!

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