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« on: December 01, 2010 05:00:53 PM »

This is corset length A, from Simplicity 2355,

I have now started two others of this same pattern, I think I used the cutout size 6/8...

I am very pleased with the results although I didn't put complete edge trim around the top and bottom of the corset (still can't decide what to use!) aaand when I got to the point of lacing it up and wearing it in a little bit, I realized I have absolutely no proper lace to use... so I dressed it up with some silky rope just for the pictures. Any advice on what type of lacing to use, and where to buy?
Critiques very welcomed..

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« Reply #1 on: December 01, 2010 05:11:03 PM »

It looks fantastic, and I love the material!  Cheesy

I really like the cord used, I would just cut it to size then leave as is

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« Reply #2 on: December 01, 2010 06:31:38 PM »

Lovely! I have looked at that pattern several times but so far have resisted...your lovely corset may persuade me, however! Wink

I also really like the way the cord looks. Can't wait to see the others you make!
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« Reply #3 on: December 01, 2010 07:15:00 PM »

That looks awesome! Makes me want to find that pattern.


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« Reply #4 on: December 02, 2010 09:50:59 AM »

Love this so much! I just bought that pattern last month and haven't got around to using it, but I am so happy I bought it now, it looks great! Really love your fabric choice and I actually think the cording looks nice. Cheesy

« Reply #5 on: December 02, 2010 12:55:47 PM »

Thanks you guys  Grin

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« Reply #6 on: October 21, 2012 06:35:37 AM »

Have to agree - stick with the cording.  The color compliments, it's about the same sheen, and (bonus) you have an extra length of it if for some reason it ever needs replacing (or replicating, if you want to make another).

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