Corsets: Historical Patterns & Techniques

  • ISBN-13: 9780896762619
  • $54.21

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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 buskinsertion to eyelets and flossing.Students of Costume and Fashion should find this a necessary addition to their bookshelf.

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