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Topic: "I'll just sew a quick corset.." - "You... what? O_o"  (Read 5809 times)
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« on: April 02, 2012 07:33:43 AM »

Long story (as) short (as possible): I wanted to sew a dress for a party and the pattern I picked/altered looked like crap when I made the bodice. That's why I decided to finish the skirt part as an actual skirt and simply wear it with a cute blouse and one of my corsets. And then I decided to make the corset myself - I had not quite two days to finish it and I actually made it  Grin

It was both fun and stressful. I couldn't bother about seams that weren't pefect, I burned a hole in the half-finished corset when pressing it (... and covered it with a lace applique xD), my boyfriend had to help me with the steel boning and eyelets and I made the last few stitches a few minutes before we went to the party.

I'm so proud that I made it! Or actually that WE made it, without my boyfriend helping me and cheering me up I probably wouldn't.

Here's a photo of me wearing the corset and matching skirt - with my boyfriend, my sister and her girlfriend:


And some photos on my dressform. Of course the corset isn't tightly laced there, but at least you can see some details:




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« Reply #1 on: April 02, 2012 09:17:35 AM »

That's gorgeous and the little lace panel at the side just highlights the whole thing: changes it from nice to gorgeous.
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« Reply #2 on: April 02, 2012 12:06:26 PM »

Stunning! Cannot believe you made that on a whim.  Looks fabulous  Grin
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« Reply #3 on: April 02, 2012 03:34:29 PM »

wow, that is amazing. AND pretty!! i'm jealous.
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« Reply #4 on: April 02, 2012 07:25:02 PM »

Both items are fantastic, and I can't believe the corset was rushed! It looks so professional!
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« Reply #5 on: April 03, 2012 07:09:45 AM »

Sooooo gorgeous and inspiring!!
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« Reply #6 on: April 03, 2012 07:36:46 AM »

wow, it's beautiful.  I can't believe you made it in two days
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« Reply #7 on: April 03, 2012 10:27:37 AM »

Beautiful work!! And kudos to the awesomely supportive and helpful boyfriend!!
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« Reply #8 on: April 03, 2012 02:15:19 PM »

Thank you for the nice comments =)
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« Reply #9 on: April 04, 2012 11:47:53 AM »

So cute, love the lace applique - happy accident.
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