How to Make a Basic Ribbon Corset

How to Make a Basic Ribbon Corset, by Sidney Eileen

Bone the Side Panels

After the cover layer is in place, mark the center of the panel with chalk.

How to Make a Basic Ribbon Corset, by Sidney Eileen

Stitch along the chalk mark.  This will be the guide for the boning channels.

How to Make a Basic Ribbon Corset, by Sidney Eileen

Stitch the boning channels along the entire panel.

How to Make a Basic Ribbon Corset, by Sidney Eileen

These are 1/4″ boning channels.

Insert the boning.

How to Make a Basic Ribbon Corset, by Sidney Eileen

I used spring steel flats, but you can use any kind of boning.

Center the boning in the panel and stitch at the bone ends to secure them in place.  Do not leave the boning loose in the channels, or the boning will shift up and down and wear a hole through your corset.

How to Make a Basic Ribbon Corset, by Sidney Eileen

 

 

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