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A satin and faux leather underbust corset.
My husband I and I went to ProgPower XI, a Progressive Metal concert and they have a corset photoshoot every year. It sounded like fun, I love corsets and love to sew, so I went for it!

This was one of the tougher projects I've done. It has boning (the scariest part to sew) and lots of grommets and closures. I used a simplicity pattern and cut the basic sections of the corset. You tube tutorials were also very helpful. After cutting the fabrics, I kinda followed the pattern instructions and kinda winged it.

I used a plastic boning material, which is not as sturdy as the metal kind, but it works well. A cool trick to prevent the plastic poking through your fabric is to melt the ends a little with a candle which smooths the sharp edges.

If you have any questions, feel free to ask. Thank you for looking!

Posted by Jean M. from Jacksonville, Florida, United States • Published

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Jean M.
Jean M. · Jacksonville, Florida, US · 1 project
Thank you! Yes, that satin fabric was tough. The edges kept fraying. The fake leathery stuff was pretty easy though. Thanks for commenting. Happy
Sheila Squirrel
Sheila Squirrel
I love this. A really good job for a first corset. You didn't make life easy for yourself with the materials you chose Happy

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