Patterns for two corsets and short stays of the Regency / Empire and Victorian Era. View A is a traditional lightly boned, corded corset with slashed and inserted gussets. The corset is lined and corded with cotton string. It is constructed with 5 major pieces, shoulder straps, and eight gussets. The corset is bound on top and bottom. Metal eyelets were invented in 1828 and can be used, or the eyelets can be hand worked. View B is a theatrical version designed to give the same relative silhouette with a simpler construction. It has seven major pieces, shoulder straps, and two gussets. Suggestions are given for boning. As a bonus the package contains a chemise pattern with square neckline!
Extensive set with 4 large format pattern sheets and 31 pages of comprehensive illustrated instructions, including historical notes.
All Sizes US 4-40 (Bust 75-155 cm = 30-63″ and waist 45-135 cm = 22-54″) included.