Throwback Thursday: Ghosts & PVC corset

Exposed PVC bone casings

Exposed PVC bone casings

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 of this underbust corset is black cotton with white ghosts. The straight seams (not the curved hip seams) have exposed double-bone casings made of medium-weight PVC. The centre back has a black poly-cotton piped finish and the top and bottom is also bound in black poly-cotton binding. The lining is black cotton, and there is an internal waist stay. I don’t recall what the interlining is, but likely more black cotton.

This is my “natural hip” design which does not offer a great deal of compression to the hips, allowing for a very dramatic silhouette. The corset has 18 spring steel bones on the straighter seams, and 2 spiral steel bones on the curvy hip seams, for a total of 20 steel bones in this corset.

The corset  has a front strong zipper (not a standard dress zipper) and the lacing is paracord through three-piece black-tone grommets.

  • Fully closed waist measurement: 36.5″
  • Center front length: 12″
The front of the ghost-print corset with exposed PVC boning channels

The front of the ghost-print corset with exposed PVC boning channels

This corset has been worn for photos and in one show, and comes from a smoke-free home. None of my corsets (unless otherwise noted) have modesty panels or garter hooks.

If this fabric combination looks familiar, it’s because I used it twice… also check out the other ghostly corset here!

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2 comments on “Throwback Thursday: Ghosts & PVC corset

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