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Grey/Brown Costume Corset

Added Nov 19, 2011

by NeederMoo

Pascagoula, Miss...






I just randomly decided to make this a few days ago. The pattern was Butterick 4669, VIew C. I lengthened it, and had to upsize it. The pattern is cut small, I had to make the size 12 bigger, when usually I wear a few sizes smaller.
The pattern called for one layer of heavy-weight interfacing instead of boning, but I used a layer of canvas and three layers of heavy-weight interfacing, and it still wrinkled. I used some grey faric i had and stitched lines with brown thread to make it look sort of like boning, and put brown bias-tape on the edges. I laced it up with a giant red shoe string I had, and I’m wearing my “Yo-Ho! Pirate Shirt” under it.
It’s the first corset I’ve ever made, and I finished it in one day. I was pretty happy with it in the end.




Fall, Winter
Garment Type
Goth/Gothic Lolita, Steampunk, Victorian
Cotton, Other

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  • Green_eyes_large

    Jan 4, 2012, 10.29 PMby frankiesoup

    This is awesome! :D

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    Nov 22, 2011, 06.39 PMby SENEBO

    nice design, like the colours, great job for your first go i have used cable ties for boning on some projects works well

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      Nov 23, 2011, 12.10 AMby NeederMoo

      Thanks! My sister has some appliance strapping and she uses it for boning, it works great too. I just didn’t wanna use up her stuff in case it didn’t turn out right. Haha!

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    Nov 20, 2011, 02.25 AMby lanternwaste33

    I love this. Awesome first corset.

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    Nov 19, 2011, 08.11 PMby Redsonia

    Well done.

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