Showing posts from February, 2013

Victorian Corset - The Beginning

First off I want to let you know that I will be posting more about my Danielle De Barbarac costume at a later date. I can't remember where my other pictures are and I don't really have many anyways. I want to go for a photo shoot soon when the weather's nice.

I'm making my first Victorian corset! I'm in the middle of making a mock-up out of muslin material I found in my stash when I was organizing. I had no idea that I had it! I haven't bought the busk or any of the boning yet because I've been having a hard time finding them. I want to use spiral steel boning, which you can not find in any stores. Someone gave me the link to a website that has everything you need for making a corset; everything from the right material to boning. It's Farthingales Corset Making Supplies. Their prices seem to be pretty good, so I'll probably end up buying my supplies there.

I recently found out how to enlarge patterns on the computer, so the pattern I'm using is …