This is a 25 page pdf manual of corset construction information that I send out with all my patterns. Included are all the instructions you will need to make a corset including pictorial examples such as how to insert gores and gussets, cupped corsetry, single and double construction methods and seam types;
Page 3 Where to start? 3 Prepare your design 4 Taking your measurements 5 Printing a digital pattern 5 Amending a pattern’s measurements 9 General information 12 Technical information 12 - inserting busks 14 - perfectly matched waistlines 14 - single layer construction method 15 - double layer construction methods 18 - creating flat-felled seams 19 - inserting gores and gussets 22 - inserting cups 25 - cording 25 - enlarging the bust 27 - lacing up your corset
Please note: This construction manual comes with every design on my Patreon membership - if you enjoy trying out lots of different corset styles at low cost check out my page https://www.patreon.com/corsetsbycaroline?ty=h and become a patron for just 5$ a month (for 9 designs per year)! All patrons also can buy previous designs for 50% of the Etsy listing (and no VAT/fees). Even if you join for just one month to check it out you will get this manual, the corset if the particular month you join, and loads more previous past hints and tips (plus the odd pattern I have left 'live'). Give it a go!