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Sew a corset

Maryna Laas

Sew a corset
« on: February 06, 2019, 16:43:13 PM »
I wanted to sew a corset, but a friend said that you need to sew bones. What is it and how to sew them?


Re: Sew a corset
« Reply #1 on: February 06, 2019, 17:09:52 PM »
You don't 'sew bones' as such, you sew channelling to put bones into.  Historically it would have been pieces of whale bone, but nowadays corset boning is made from steel or plastic.
Brenda.  My machines are: Corona, a 1953 Singer 201K-3, Caroline, a 1940 Singer 201K-3, Thirza, 1949 Singer 221K, Azilia, 1957 Singer 201K-MK2 and Vera, a Husqvarna 350 SewEasy about 20 years old. Also Bernina 1150 overlocker and Elna 444 Coverstitcher.