Reconstructing History #RH203 - Late Elizabethan Corsets Sewing Pattern
This paper pattern for late Elizabethan corsets is based on two historical extant English examples.
View A, based on the pair of boys (corsets) belonging the Pfalzgräfin Dorothea Sabina von Neuberg in 1598 are front-boned, five piece bodys featuring a static front busk, integral shoulder straps, back laced closure, and separate tabs at the waist.
View B, based on the corset worn by the effigy of Queen Elizabeth I in Westminster Cathedral, features a front opening and integral waist tabs. Historical notes. All Sizes in one envelope. Fits bust 30½"-48" and waist 23"-41". Embellishment suggestions included.
Fits busts 28"-48" and waists 23"-41". All Sizes in one envelope.
Also included are assembly instructions, embellishment suggestions, and the extensive historical notes you've come to expect from Reconstructing History.