I’m calling this a Throwback Thursday because this is actually a corset I made a while ago (so I don’t have any work-in-progress photos either). I made this to sell, back when I was hoping to get commissions for custom work (I’m not looking to do custom work anymore).
A bit about this corset:
The outer fabric is a bright teal Dupioni silk, while the lining is black cotton. I don’t recall what the interlining is, but likely more black cotton.
The corset is trimmed in black poly-cotton bias, and the corset has spiral steel bones at the hips, and spring steel bones for the rest of the corset. There are a total of 16 bones in this corset. The corset has an internal waist-stay, a front strong zipper (not a standard dress zipper) and the lacing is paracord through three-piece grommets.
This is my “natural hip” design which does not offer a great deal of compression to the hips, allowing for a very dramatic silhouette.
This is an underbust corset, designed for:
- Bust: 32″
- Waist: 28″
- Hip: 36″
The fully closed waist measurement is 24.75″
The centre front length is 11.5″
There is a slight discolouration on the front left, which was a flaw, not sun damage to the silk.
This corset has never been worn, and comes from a smoke-free home. None of my corsets (unless otherwise noted) have modesty panels or garter hooks.
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