18th century corset

Explore the beauty and craftsmanship of 18th century corsets. Enhance your historical costume with these authentic and elegant corset designs that will transport you back in time.
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1780's stays, 2012

My favorite surviving 18th century stays can be found in the Victoria & Albert museums collections. As my previous stays were starting to show signs of wear, I thought it was a good time to make my version of them. The top layer is light brown cotton, the next two layers underneath are linen canvas and the lining is of fine white linen. They are completely hand stitched, mainly with pale blue linen thread, but I also used white linen occasionally and silk twist for the back lacing holes. The…

Kate Claeys