Corset class – preparing your pattern

Laying out the pattern for the Cranach gown bodice. I wanted the seam allowances to be precise, so I noted them in pencil right on the fabric.

adding seam allowance to a no-allowance pattern

So, you’ve picked out a commercial corset pattern and have selected the size that you want to use – but wait!  There is a discrepancy between your measurements and the pattern measurements!

If you have ever adjusted patterns before, you know that it can be a frustrating task – that’s why picking a pattern that is as close to your size as possible to start out with is the best idea.  Making up your muslin will help with finer details, but before you start cutting out your fabric, you might want to make some of these adjustments now.

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Accessories for sale!

On December 2nd I’ll be attending the Calgary Centre for Sex Positive Culture’s Xmas Market, vending my corsets along with a few other items.  If you’re in Calgary – consider coming! Learn more about the Centre here.

In this post I’ll share some of the other items I’ll have for sale at the market.
My sales at the market will be CASH ONLY.

(Please note, if you’re outside of Calgary or won’t be able to attend the market, I’m happy to make other arrangements if you’d like to purchase a corset. Prices do not include Paypal fees or shipping/handling.)

J-Rock Inspired Neck Corset / Collar

J-Rock inspired neck corset / collar

J-Rock inspired neck corset / collar

Black satin shaped neck corset / collar inspired by Japanese street fashion. (Visual kei / J-Rock)
Lined in black cotton for comfort.
Trimmed with black lace at lower edge.
Topstitched with purple.
Back snap, fit is not adjustable.
New, never worn.

Closed measurement 16.5”

Price: $25.00 Canadian

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Plus size corsets for sale

Over the last few months I’ve posted about some of the corsets I have for sale. On December 2nd I’ll be attending the Calgary Centre for Sex Positive Culture’s Xmas Market, vending my corsets! If you’re in Calgary – consider coming! Learn more about the Centre here.

Here’s a quick run-down of a few of the corsets I’ll have for sale!
My sales at the market will be CASH ONLY.

(Please note, if you’re outside of Calgary or won’t be able to attend the market, I’m happy to make other arrangements if you’d like to purchase a corset. Prices do not include Paypal fees or shipping/handling.)

Plus Size Blue Flocked Corset

Blue flocked overbust corset. Close up taken with flash so you can see the pink fabric underneath.

Blue flocked overbust corset (with flash)

Lightweight modern Victorian design overbust corset in sheer blue fabric over pink cotton with black flocking and silver glitter.
This is an early design of mine, with a less dramatic shape than my other corsets.
Hook and eye front closure, back lacing with eyelets instead of grommets.
German plastic boning.
Two layers of fabric with single-layer construction methods, exposed inner boning channels, no waist stay.
Velvet trim on top edge, ribbon trim on lower edge.
Beautiful lightweight lingerie corset.
New, never worn.

Waist approximately 42″ fully closed
Centre front length: 15.5″

Price: $60 Canadian

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Gothic corsets for sale

Over the last few months I’ve posted about some of the corsets I have for sale. On December 2nd I’ll be attending the Calgary Centre for Sex Positive Culture’s Xmas Market, vending my corsets! If you’re in Calgary – consider coming! Learn more about the Centre here.

Here’s a quick run-down of a few of the corsets I’ll have for sale!
My sales at the market will be CASH ONLY.

(Please note, if you’re outside of Calgary or won’t be able to attend the market, I’m happy to make other arrangements if you’d like to purchase a corset. Prices do not include Paypal fees or shipping/handling.)

Ghost-Print D-Ring Corset

Ghost print corset with contrast PVC panel - close up

Ghost print corset with contrast PVC panel – close up

Cotton ghost-print underbust modern Victorian corset with natural hips. Contrast panels in high-gloss PVC with small D-rings.
Lined and interlined in black cotton for structure and stability.
Three-layer corset with waist stay.
Front heavy-duty zipper and back lacing.
Trimmed in poly-cotton black bias trim.
Beautiful clubwear or fetish corset.
New, never worn.

Designed for Bust: 37”, Waist: 32”, Hip: 43”
Waist 28” fully closed
Centre front length 11”

Price: $140.00 Canadian

Read more about this corset and see more photos here! 

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Corsets for sale!

Over the last few months I’ve posted about some of the corsets I have for sale. On December 2nd I’ll be attending the Calgary Centre for Sex Positive Culture’s Xmas Market, vending my corsets! If you’re in Calgary – consider coming! Learn more about the Centre here.

Here’s a quick run-down of the corsets I’ll have for sale!
My sales at the market will be CASH ONLY.

(Please note, if you’re outside of Calgary or won’t be able to attend the market, I’m happy to make other arrangements if you’d like to purchase a corset. Prices do not include Paypal fees or shipping/handling.)

Pink Dragon Corset with Matching Neck Corset

Close up on the rose pink dragon corset fabric

Close up on the rose pink dragon corset fabric

Hand-dyed rose dragon brocade modern Victorian underbust corset with natural hips.
Silk/rayon brocade with black poly-cotton bias trim. Lined and interlined in black cotton for comfort and stability.
3 layer corset with waist stay, front heavy-duty zipper, back lacing.
Beautiful evening or fetishwear corset.
New, never worn.

Waist 24″ fully closed.
Centre front length 8.5″

Matching hand-dyed rose dragon brocade neck corset.
Lined in black cotton for comfort.
Not boned, but heavily interfaced for structure. Garment can be ironed.
Back lacing, trimmed in black bias poly-cotton trim.
Designed for a 14″ neck, but will fit a variety of neck measurements.
Comes with elastic lacing for comfort.

Read more about this corset and see more photos here.

Price: $160 Canadian (set)
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