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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  
Yes No   PS - "Laura Loft" is actually supposed to be Lara Greene of LaraCorsets.com  
 
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cathyhay  
Yes No   Sorry Lara, we've changed it now!  
 
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laracorsets  
Yes No   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  
Yes No   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  
Yes No   Great! I'm glad it turned out well, Daisy!  
 
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