Throwback Thursday: Off-white silk corset

Back of the white silk overbust corset

Back of the white silk overbust corset

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).

Last week I showed off a white silk corset using gorgeous sheer embroidered fabric, and this corset uses the same beautiful fabric!

A bit about this corset:

This is an off-white overbust corset with a variety of textures on the outside. Some panels are white silk with sheer cream silk with cream and silver swirly embroidery. Other panels are off-white shantung silk with applied satin ribbon. The ribbon is a darker cream. Other panels are plain off-white shantung silk.

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Throwback Thursday: White silk corset

Close up of the white silk, corded piping, and the sheer embroidered fabric

Close up of the white silk, corded piping, and the sheer embroidered fabric

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:

This is a mostly white silk underbust corset. The majority of the fashion fabric is white dupioni silk, and there are two front panels which are white silk with an overlay of cream sheer silk, embroidered with a random swirling pattern in off-white and silver.

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Throwback Thursday: Purple silk corset

Close up on the silk and sheer lace overlay on the purple silk corset

Close up on the silk and sheer lace overlay on the purple silk corset

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:

This is an overbust two-layer corset. The lining is black cotton, while the outer fabric is purple hand-dyed dupioni silk. Four panels of the corset (centre front and side-front) are embellished with black net and golden floral fabric. Because of the nature of hand-dyed silk, there are variations in the colour throughout the corset – these are not stains or flaws; just a factor with hand-dying.

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Throwback Thursday: Raspberry & black satin corset

Raspberry Duchess Satin corset with curvy seams, padded hips - an experimental design (Photo taken without flash)

Raspberry Duchess Satin corset with curvy seams, padded hips – an experimental design (Photo taken without flash)

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:

This is an underbust corset made of Raspberry Duchess Satin. It’s not quite pink enough to be pink, not quite red enough to be a real red.. so… Raspberry! Duchess Satin is the same material frequently used for wedding dresses and bridesmaid’s dresses – it’s a thick fabric with a low-luster, but very elegant.

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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.

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