How To Build & Fit A Victorian Corset (DVD Region 1)

    Code: CMS-BV-011DVD

    $19.00

    The Two Hour Video Includes All of the Following:

    * History of the Victorian corset and timeline of technical innovations
    * How corsets were worn and correct fit explanation.
    * Discussion of modern usage of corsetry techniques.
    * Appropriate fabrics and how to prepare them; colors and trims.
    * Complete explanation and demonstration of supplies and tools:
    - Aglets, Awls
    - Boning, Boning Tape
    - Busks, Lacing, Lace Beading
    - Grommets or Eyelets with Setting Tools
    - Waist Reinforcement, Binding

    Fitting:
    * How to choose a size, make and use a fitting muslin, and achieve a good fit
    * Demonstration of fitting muslins on live models
    * Appropriate pattern alterations and how to make them

    Sewing:
    * Correct needle size, stitch length, and machine tension
    * Detailed explanation and finished samples of every construction step
    * Demonstration of final fitting and alteration adjustments
    * How to lace the back and put a corset on without assistance
    * Extensive list of corset and fastener supply sources
    * Bibliography for more information or further study

    120 minutes.

    **Note: The DVD is recorded in Region Code 1 which will play in the United States and Canada. International buyers must have a 'code free' DVD player to play this DVD. These players are available on the internet.