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by misskitty
Sun Aug 22, 2010 8:56 pm
Forum: Corsets
Topic: Corset waist size bigger than the lm pattern?
Replies: 3
Views: 3999

Re: Corset waist size bigger than the lm pattern?

ok, I stretched the sucker...it's at 13! So no wonder I'm at 28! :shock: Do you recommend going a size or two smaller in the waist in order to accomodate the stretch of the fabric? I made it with twill. BTW, with this pattern I went down a waist size from 12 to a 10, and increased the pattern in the...
by misskitty
Sun Aug 22, 2010 6:59 pm
Forum: Corsets
Topic: Corset waist size bigger than the lm pattern?
Replies: 3
Views: 3999

Corset waist size bigger than the lm pattern?

hi all, It's taken me the weekend, but am almost done with my new corset. i did another rendition of laughing moon eldorado pattern, and altered it to fit underbust, the bust is 18, the waist 10, and the hip about a 22 (I added two inch gores on each side to pattern pieces 14, originally I cut an 18...
by misskitty
Mon Aug 16, 2010 6:08 am
Forum: Show and Tell
Topic: 1874 reception dress
Replies: 33
Views: 24358

Re: 1874 reception dress

this is absolutely exquisite. Are you using the 1870s trained skirt ensemble, and the baroque jacket? Your outfit is simply breathtaking.
by misskitty
Fri Jul 30, 2010 10:31 am
Forum: Corsets
Topic: corset stomach jutting out
Replies: 4
Views: 4840

Re: corset stomach jutting out

Hey Heather,
Ok, I hope you can help me...the things basically popping out too much.

http://www.flickr.com/photos/20910320@N08/4843659289/
by misskitty
Sun Jul 25, 2010 9:14 pm
Forum: Corsets
Topic: corset stomach jutting out
Replies: 4
Views: 4840

corset stomach jutting out

Hi All, Has anyone had the experience of the silverado's stomach jutting out. I followed Heather's advice and made the waist and hip the same measurement in the front of the garment, and compensated with adding extra to the hip in back. Has anyone made the hip measurement one size smaller than the w...
by misskitty
Sun Jan 24, 2010 5:55 pm
Forum: Corsets
Topic: adjusting my corset...increase in hips
Replies: 3
Views: 4027

Re: adjusting my corset...increase in hips

I did make those changes with the last corset I did (about 16-14-18) , problem is that I can get the whole thing closed now with no gap in the back.
by misskitty
Fri Jan 22, 2010 10:42 pm
Forum: Corsets
Topic: adjusting my corset...increase in hips
Replies: 3
Views: 4027

adjusting my corset...increase in hips

Hi Everyone, This is my first post, but have been a lurker for some time. I have finished my third corset using the laughing moon silverado pattern. I really despise the way it squishes my breasts, so I just cut the cups out. I have a question for you ladies who have modified the corset so that it i...

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