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Letters, Questions & Advice: February 2010

Letters feb2010 iconThis month we have four questions: transferring marks to the garment, how to sew a challenging area on an 1891 Ageless patterns corset, bias cut panels on Teens corsets, how to adjust a pattern for a client's challenging hip area

 

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laracorsets  
  PS - "Laura Loft" is actually supposed to be Lara Greene of LaraCorsets.com  
 
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cathyhay  
  Sorry Lara, we've changed it now!  
 
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laracorsets  
  A minor correction for myself:

"Actually most teens corsets seem to have been cut on the strait of grain with only" ...OCCASIONAL ..."bias panels to be found."

sorry folks.
 
 
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daisy1  
  Thank you from daisy. I bit the bullet and used Cathy's corset construction from YWU made a firm denin toile with closed back and front and almost fully boned, and hey presto a well fitting comfortable corset - thank you Cathy! and Lara for your reassurance that this was indeed a sensible approach.  
 
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cathyhay  
  Great! I'm glad it turned out well, Daisy!  
 

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Marion McNealy

Marion McNealy

Marion McNealy is Editor for Foundations Revealed. She also takes care of all the technical details behind the scenes for both our websites.

Marion loves teaching others to draft their own patterns and explore new ideas. She has a serious weakness for the straight front corsets and beautiful flossing designs of the late Victorian age.

Marion hails from the United States, but currently lives with her very patient husband and son in Germany.

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