Corsets: Historical Patterns & Techniques by Jill Salen

By Jill Salen

25 attractive and traditionally actual development of corsets 1750-1917 taken from inner most and museum collections.

Each beautiful instance is observed via a trend, images and drawings, plus an ancient evaluate giving beneficial perception into making up those interval pieces.

This e-book additionally includes step by step initiatives, a 1790 hand stitched corset and a 1900 machined corset.

The ebook contains sensible recommendation on development and interval element, from putting gussets and cut up busk insertion to eyelets and flossing.

Students of dress and type may still locate this an important addition to their bookshelf.

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