Ladies’ Victorian Corset—1840s to 1890s: One corset with 6 shaped pieces on each side, with gussets. This corset has two layers; an outside layer of fashion fabric and a lining, between which the boning is inserted in stitched channels. The front is closed with a busk and the back is laced together with grommets and lacing.
Fabric: Cotton Coutil or a strong fabric for the outside, which can be covered with a light decorative fabric, like lace or silk. Lining: Cotton Broadcloth or Sateen. Notions: Busk steel boning, and grommets—information about the amounts and sizes inside the pattern. Lacing or shoe strings, 6 yards. 1/8” Ribbon, length = bust size + 18 inches. Other lace trim or embroidery flossing as desired.
All sizes from 6 to 40 are included in the package.