The Basics of Corset Building: A Handbook for Beginners
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The Basics of Corset Building: A Handbook for Beginners

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by Linda Sparks
     
 

ISBN-10: 0312535732

ISBN-13: 9780312535735

Pub. Date: 12/23/2008

Publisher: St. Martin's Press

Think of a corset as a blank canvas.

Linda Sparks' The Basics of Corset Building: A Handbook for Beginners is a comprehensive guide to building your first corset, including:

Section One: Tools and Materials for Corset Building
Discusses the tools you'll need, plus types of steel, plastic, and textiles.

Section Two: Building a

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Overview

Think of a corset as a blank canvas.

Linda Sparks' The Basics of Corset Building: A Handbook for Beginners is a comprehensive guide to building your first corset, including:

Section One: Tools and Materials for Corset Building
Discusses the tools you'll need, plus types of steel, plastic, and textiles.

Section Two: Building a Corset
Everything you need to know about working with bones and busks, setting grommets and eyelets, and creating a beautifully finished corset.

Section Three: Construction Techniques
Covers all the steps, including making a modesty panel, making a mock-up, and building single layer, double layer, and fashion fabric corsets.

Section Four: Alterations and Fit
Discusses commercial corset patterns, as well as how to fit and style a corset for exactly the look you want.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780312535735
Publisher:
St. Martin's Press
Publication date:
12/23/2008
Pages:
84
Sales rank:
515,407
Product dimensions:
8.80(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.40(d)

Table of Contents

Contents

Copyright Notice,
Foreword,
Section One Tools and Materials for Corset Building,
1. Tools,
2. Textiles,
3. Steel and Plastic,
Section Two Building a Corset,
1. Labeling,
2. Measuring for Bone Length,
3. Working with Plastic Bones,
4. Working with Spiral Steel Bones,
5. Working with Spring Steel/White Bones,
6. Working with an Opening Busk,
7. Setting Grommets or Eyelets,
8. Applying Lacing Tape and Lacing Bones,
9. Applying Lace Tips,
10. Lacing a Corset,
11. Making and Applying Bias Tape and Petersham Ribbon,
Section Three Construction Techniques,
1. Making a Modesty Panel,
2. Making a Mock-up,
3. Building a Single Layer Corset,
4. Building a Double Layer Corset,
5. Building a Fashion Fabric Corset,
Section Four Pattern Alterations and Fit,
1. Commercial Corset Patterns,
2. Fitting a Corset,
3. Styling a Corset,
Glossary,
Copyright,

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