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1860's Silk Satin Corset

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1860's Silk Satin Corset

It's felt like 1860's all the time around here lately, with several custom corset projects and our new Gored Corset pattern launch. We recently finished this custom 1860's corset, based very closely on a corset at the Victoria & Albert Museum.  Alyssa (full time assistant at Redthreaded) completed 99% of the cutting and sewing on this corset, and I think she did a phenomenal job. And a big thank you to our client for choosing such a pretty inspiration piece. The corset is a single layer of coutil with silk satin fashion fabric, roll pinned for smoothness. It is boned...

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Stock Corset Updates: All New Fashion Fabric & Updated Styling for 2017

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Stock Corset Updates: All New Fashion Fabric & Updated Styling for 2017

That's right, we've given the stock corset line a facelift! If you follow us on social media you may have picked up on some re-designing going on behind the scenes. Now we're ready to share! We have changed fashion fabric, updated the patterning for nearly every style, and will be introducing several entirely new styles as well! So exciting! Read on...

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Coming Soon: 1860's Gored Corsets

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Coming Soon: 1860's Gored Corsets

UPDATE 11/25/16: 1860's corsets are now available To say that Costume College was inspiring and informative would be an enormous understatement. I came back from the conference in August with a million new ideas for new styles and products. We've been working on new materials, new patterns, new designs...so much NEW for you!  Our first brand new standard corset style will be an 1860's Gored Corset which features the authentic construction details that are often overlooked in reproductions of this period. Some of these include: Body panels cut on the bias Angled waist tape Bust shaping achieved through gores only...

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