Quick & Dirty Cosplay: Intro to Corsetry Drafting & Construction

Miranda Harper, Seamstress/Cosplayer

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10 Lessons (1h 25m)
    • 1. Welcome!

      1:51
    • 2. Supplies

      4:04
    • 3. Drafting Part 1

      11:08
    • 4. Drafting Part 2

      11:14
    • 5. Fitting and Adjustment Part 1

      12:49
    • 6. Fitting and Adjustment Part 2

      7:13
    • 7. Cutting Fabric + Sewing the Shell

      10:30
    • 8. Sewing the Boning and Lining

      9:59
    • 9. Edging

      13:27
    • 10. Lacing and Wrap Up

      2:34

Project Description

We'll make a corset of course! Upload your photo here.

Here is the list of supplies should you need a quick reference. 

-Shell fabric: twill, bottom weight or home décor- 1/2yd

-Lining fabric: cotton broadcloth- 1/2yd

-Interfacing: fusible- 1/2yd

-Paper: packing paper, paper grocery bag

-Scrap fabric: any kind but something you can mark on

-Wide single-fold bias tape: 1 package

-Covered boning: 3 yds

-1/4” Grosgrain ribbon: by-the spool or 4yds

-Tape measure

-Scissors (small clipping scissors optional)

-Thread to match shell fabric

-Seam ripper

-Pencil, eraser, marking pen

-Pins

-Notebook

-Grid ruler

-French curve ruler

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