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18th century stays

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This in the time for the pattern. I’d like to give you a step-by-step guide for the pattern starting from zero BUT somebody have already done it and is going to be SO much easier for you all: La...

This in the time for the pattern. I'd like to give you a step-by-step guide for the pattern starting from zero BUT somebody have already done it and is going to be SO much easier for you all: La...

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In preparation for making your Simplicity 8162 18th c. stays, you may wish to re-draw the boning pattern. The pattern comes with an accurate layout for half-boned stays. If you would like to deviate from this, perhaps to add more support or change to a fully

The Shweshwe Corset Part 2: The Pattern

The pattern I decided on for this particular corset was for a pair of half boned stays from Norah Waugh’s Corsets and Crinolines. As this is my first pair of stays or 18th century corsets th…

17th and 18th century corset construction employed the use of patterns.  As the wasp waist become more prevalent during the 19th century corsets were cut specifically to the female figure and were …

17th and 18th century corset construction employed the use of patterns. As the wasp waist become more prevalent during the 19th century corsets were cut specifically to the female figure and were …

Leather Stays: 18th Century Working Class Corset

Make your own stays, no sewing required! In costuming, so many of the activities and studies revolve around the extravagant, beautiful, expensive, and complicated fashions of the rich and famous. B…

In Part 2  of this tutorial we got to a point where your stay pieces were joined together. Now it's time to whip stitch the seam allowances...

In Part 2 of this tutorial we got to a point where your stay pieces were joined together. Now it's time to whip stitch the seam allowances down after the fitting session (and doing possible alterations, as in my case replacing the front panels with wider panels). Shortly after finishing this part of the construction, I learned from 18thcenturystays that you could also double the thread as it's stronger than single thread (so you can do that). After that, it's time to mark the places for the…

Introducing the 1780s Augusta Stays pattern! - The Dreamstress

The Augusta Stays are the perfect foundation to any late 18th century wardrobe. Choose between detailed instructions on how to make the stays with period accurate materials and construction methods, or equally detailed instructions on making a simplified version using coutil and methods taken from modern theater and film costume construction.

Making 18th-Century-Style Stays (Using Free Online Patterns) - YouTube

Ever wanted to make 18th century-inspired stays custom fitted to your measurements? This is how I made the pattern for my mock-up and final pair of stays. Th...

My third toile of my 18th century stays 1760-1770. #sewing #crafts #handmade #quilting #fabric #vintage #DIY #craft #knitting

My third toile of my 18th century stays 1760-1770. #sewing #crafts #handmade #quilting #fabric #vintage #DIY #craft #knitting