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Trying to fit a corset mock-up on your own body, by yourself, calls for patience and flexibility. I wanted something I could sew on quickly so I could check the general fit of a corset, without having to worry about busk length, zippers, or safety pins.

The Velcro Corset Busk

supplies

Supplies

  • 2 lengths of flat steel boning
  • 2 sturdy strips of fabric, wide enough to fold in half. this will make your boning channels.
  • Velcro, either the sew on kind or the industrial strength adhesive kind
  • Sewing machine, pencil, scissors

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Originally published at Centuries-Sewing. You can comment here or there.

Date: 2016-08-26 04:30 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] clothsprogs.livejournal.com
That's useful - I must make one up to add to the lacing strips I use for corsets and bodice mock-ups

Teddy

Date: 2016-08-27 05:56 am (UTC)

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