Linen and Velvet Merry Widow

This is a merry widow corset I made for myself.  It has a pattern matched linen and velveteen cover, black velveteen gores and cups, a lacing panel, ribbon shoulder straps, and riveted speed-lacing for the front closure.

Core: Two layers of corset coutil
Cover: Linen blend burlap-like fabric with velveteen cutwork, and black velveteen
Cup Size: “B”
Boning: 1/2″ and 1/4″ wide flat spring steel bones
Piecing: 5 panels per side, 2 hip gores per side
Front Closure: Riveted boot hooks and speed laces

Linen and Velvet Merry Widow - Quarter Front View, by Sidney EileenLinen and Velvet Merry Widow - Front View, by Sidney Eileen

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