Corsets: Historical Patterns & Techniques

Corsets: Historical Patterns & Techniques

by Jill Salen
     
 
25 beautiful and historically accurate pattern of corsets 1750-1917 taken from private and museum collections.
Each stunning example is accompanied by a pattern, photographs and drawings, plus an historical overview giving invaluable insight into making up these period pieces.
This book also contains two step-by-step projects, a 1790 hand stitched corset and a

Overview

25 beautiful and historically accurate pattern of corsets 1750-1917 taken from private and museum collections.
Each stunning example is accompanied by a pattern, photographs and drawings, plus an historical overview giving invaluable insight into making up these period pieces.
This book also contains two step-by-step projects, a 1790 hand stitched corset and a 1900 machined corset.
The book includes practical advice on construction and period detail, from inserting gussets and split busk
insertion to eyelets and flossing.
Students of Costume and Fashion should find this a necessary addition to their bookshelf.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780896762619
Publisher:
Quite Specific Media Group, Ltd.
Publication date:
07/15/2008
Pages:
128
Sales rank:
589,633
Product dimensions:
9.00(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.70(d)

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