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Project

Vintage French 1950's Pin-Up Corset

Project Description

What are you most proud of? I am proud to have a fantastic garter belt that I made myself. I am also proud that I finally had the guts to cut into those fabrics! What advice would you give someone starting this project? Dive in! The pattern is so easy to work with, with such beautiful results. You won't be disappointed!

What you will need

  • Silk brocade
  • silk organdy
  • poly satin
  • spiral steel boning
  • grommets
  • two sided ribbon

Q&A with MissCharlie

Mrs. Depew asked:
Gorgeous!!!!!! I loved how your pin tucks came out and your rosettes are so cute!
MissCharlie answered:
Thank you so much!!! Your wonderful pattern and tutorials made it easy and fun!! ;-)
KLCreations asked:
I love the colors! So beautiful (and like you said, they do remind me of Mardi Gras). You also just gave me inspiration to cut up an old, ill-fitting, brocade dress I made years ago and put the fabric to better use!!!
MissCharlie answered:
Glad to help out! It's a great way to use cool fabric that would otherwise wallow in obscurity. I love this garter belt!
Mrs. Depew asked:
You're officially entered into the lingerie competition! You can see your entry and cast your votes here: http://afewthreadsloose.blogspot.no/2013/02/lingerie-competitionlet-voting-begin.html
MissCharlie answered:
Wow! Thank you so much Anna! I'm honored to be entered!

Skill Level

Beginner