Blue Taffeta Silk Stays with Busk Pocket – Side View

Blue Taffeta Silk Stays with Busk Pocket - Side View, by Sidney Eileen

Blue Taffeta Silk Stays with Busk Pocket – Side View
 

Blue Taffeta Silk Stays with Busk Pocket – Side View

This is a bespoke conical corset for Renaissance reenactment.  It has a blue silk taffeta cover, busk pocket, and offset lacing. These stays are constructed using modern materials and techniques to provide a beautiful foundation garment for modern reenactment. The bottom edge is hand-stitched on the inside, as are the left and right edges of the lining.

Fabric: Two core layers of corset coutil, silk taffeta cover, and cotton muslin lining
Boning: 1/2″ flat spring steel bones fanned for the front panel and 2 1/4″ flat spring steel bones per tab
Piecing: Three panels total – one front panel and two back panels
Edging: Bias-cut cover fabric
Busk Pocket: Cover material lined with muslin
Lacing Style: Offset lacing

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