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Basics of Corset Building : A Handbook for Beginners (Hardcover) (Sparks Linda)

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Think of a corset as a blank canvas.

Linda Sparks' The Basics of Corset Building: A Handbook for Beginners is a comprehensive guide to building your first corset, including:

Section One: Tools and Materials for Corset BuildingDiscusses the tools you'll need, plus types of steel, plastic, and textiles.

Section Two: Building a CorsetEverything you need to know about working with bones and busks, setting grommets and eyelets, and creating a beautifully finished corset.

Section Three: Construction TechniquesCovers all the steps, including making a modesty panel, making a mock-up, and building single layer, double layer, and fashion fabric corsets.

Section Four: Alterations and FitDiscusses commercial corset patterns, as well as how to fit and style a corset for exactly the look you want.

Think of a corset as a blank canvas.

Here’s what’s included in this comprehensive guide to building your first corset:,

Section One: Tools and Materials for Corset Building
Discusses the tools you’ll need, plus types of steel, plastic, and textiles.

Section Two: Building a Corset
Everything you need to know about working with bones and busks, setting grommets and eyelets, and creating a beautifully finished corset.

Section Three: Construction Techniques
Covers all the steps, including making a modesty panel, making a mock-up, and building single layer, double layer, and fashion fabric corsets.

Section Four: Alterations and Fit
Discusses commercial corset patterns, as well as how to fit and style a corset for exactly the look you want.

Number of Pages: 77.0
Genre: Crafts + Hobbies
Sub-Genre: Sewing, Fashion
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: St Martins Pr
Author: Sparks Linda
Language: English
Street Date: December 23, 2008
TCIN: 12092335
UPC: 9780312535735
Item Number (DPCI): 247-03-7342

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