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Push-Up Overbust Corset

icon-smBarbara explains ways of creating a push-up overbust corset, including important parameters that influence the position of the bust and how to modify them.

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soundbrigade  
Yes No   I have two issues on my desk - how to alter a corset to avoid a "fleshy bulg" at the lower edge due to pressing softer tissue downwards and how to make a lift.
The second problem is hereby solved and am very happy for the info given in this article.
Just recently I got some patterns from a company called Bra-Makers Supply and when checking their website there were many foam cups to pick from. Guess there are many more companies like this one.
The address: http://www.bramakerssupply.com

/Magnus
 
 
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royalblack  
Yes No   Thank you for that link, Magnus!
Looks like an excellent source for readymade push-up pads.
 
 
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lisaarmstrong  
Yes No   Fantastic article! I find busts are always the trickist part of any corset so this is really good info, looking forward to applying some of the principals to my next corset!  
 
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Barbara  
Yes No   I'm glad you enjoyed the article, Lisa.
Good luck with your next corset! :)
 
 
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lynnevv  
Yes No   Wonderful explanation of the bust seams! Thanks!  
 
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morbid_princess122  
Yes No   This is exactly what I needed!!
I've been experimenting with a half finished corset that was rushed for an event, but never finished because the bust just looked truly horrible. I just couldn't get the push-up effect quite right no matter what I seemed to do.
I did add bust pads, but now I know where I was going wrong with them too!

Now I look forward to finishing off this hopefully no longer frustrating corset.
 
 
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artemisia  
Yes No   Very useful!!

I also add that, in my opinion, a straight bustline is better than, say, a sweetheart or a plunge for a very little bust: I don't know if it's just me, but I find that a curvy line can distract and make it harder to notice those two little mounds over there :-)

I'm trying to make a push up corset for my sister (she's THIN! her measures are: 76-70-76) and this article is just what I needed!
 
 
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kathtea  
Yes No   Thank you!!!  
 
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sara  
Yes No   This is a very thorny issue demystified. Thank you SO MUCH for a great article.  
 
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beespoke  
Yes No   Loved and Needed this article. I was really interested in the removable padding which helps quite a bit in mastectomy or partial mastectomy remedies. Wasn't quite sure how to go about it. Thank you.  
 
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