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Topic: Black cincher/underbust corset from my own pattern.. first one! :) Yay!  (Read 2541 times)
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« on: April 09, 2008 11:11:40 AM »

I am so pleased.. This is my first corsety type thing ever and I am quite happy with how it turned out. I made it in only about 9 hrs from nothing to finished.

I started with a basic torso block/sloper and I had to bring the size in considerably and I had to extend the hips out, and I picked my length, and went from there.. It is three layers, two of black cotton from the quilting section and then the outside layer which is just polyester but I love it. Black eyelet tape to save time versus inserting grommets, and hook and eye closures in the front. It has plastic boning purchased from Hancock..

I love how it fits and it's comfy but still gives me that 'corset' feeling. I am really happy with how fast I whipped it out!

I made it to wear to the ren faire this weekend, and now it's time to make my hubby a shirt and make myself a skirt as well.. Back to work.

Larger picture: http://www.auroraskye.com/LJ/cincher1sm.jpg

Larger picture: http://www.auroraskye.com/LJ/cincher2sm.jpg

« Reply #1 on: April 09, 2008 11:21:10 AM »

This looks amazing! great job Grin
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« Reply #2 on: April 09, 2008 12:45:45 PM »

Gorgeous. It fits you really well. I love the shirt you're wearing under it, did you make that?

And it's your first one? Amazing. I've been really tempted to sew a corset, but I think that at the moment it is a bit past my skill level.

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« Reply #3 on: April 09, 2008 12:50:37 PM »

Thanks! No, I didn't make the shirt, it's from Express.. Smiley Although I do love it and I'd like to make more like it, it's a super simple top.
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