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Author Barrington, Mandy, author

Title Stays and corsets : historical patterns translated for the modern body. Volume 2 / Mandy Barrington
Edition First
Published London : Routledge, 2018
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Description 1 online resource : illustrations (black and white, and colour)
Contents Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Image credits; Acknowledgements; Introduction; 1 How to use this book; Guidance on the pattern drafting process; Finding and using the measurements for your historical pattern; 2 Pattern drafting tools; 3 Female measurements; Female measurement form; Female measurement guide; Female measurement table; 4 The female basic block; 5 Preparing the female basic block for your historic pattern; 6 Historical patterns; Introduction; 7 1598 'pair of bodies'; 8 1680-1700 cream silk fully-boned corset bodice
9 1760 silk brocade corset bodice10 1760 strapless stays; 11 1830-45 buff corded corset; 12 1890 black cotton corset; 13 1890 Celebrated C.B. Bridal Corset; 14 1905 plunge front corset; 15 1915 deep skirted corset; Glossary; Corset busks and boning; Costume collections; Suppliers; Bibliography and further reading
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Subject Clothing and dress measurements.
Corsets -- Patterns.
Foundation garments.
Vintage clothing.
Genre/Form Patterns.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1315162520
9781315162522 (ebook)
9781351668453 (Mobipocket ebook)
9781351668460 (ePub ebook)
9781351668477 (PDF ebook)