Reconstructing History: 1740s-1790s Stays Pattern

    Code: CMS-P-RH833


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    Full-size paper patterns with complete instructions and historical notes for stays (corsets) circa 1740s-1790s based on extant examples. Fits busts 28"-50". All sizes included in one envelope. Embellishment suggestions included.

    Suggested Fabrics:
    - Plain or twill weave linen or silk
    - Lightweight silk or fine linen for lining
    - 5oz. linen for interlining

    Yardage Requirements:
    - Outer Material 1 yd at least 45" wide
    - Lining 1 yd at least 45" wide
    - Interlining 2 yds at least 45" wide

    - Thread
    - 7mm or ¼" half oval or round reeds or ¼" corset boning
    - Silk ribbon, cloth tape or leather for binding
    - Corset lacing