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Sunday, April 14, 2013

circa 1890 corset

A few weeks ago I made past pattern's 1880s-1890s corset. It was my second full length corset. I made it in white cotton coutil with white cotton lining, vintage lace, satin ribbon, and metal feather weight boning. It came together very smoothly with the only issue being that it was too big! I cut the smallest size and took it in at a few seams but with a medium tug there is no gap.

Next up is my 1891 pink ballgown!


  1. I found your blog tonight and have enjoyed reading about and seeing your lovely projects! I especially liked your Greek costume, which reminded me a bit of my first one.

    1. Thank you! I really learn so much with each garment and it is inspiring to see the creations of talented seamstresses like you!