Instructions for The Mantua Maker Elizabethan Corset Pattern|
Tips & Tricks
Elizabethan Corset – Pair of Bodies
Pattern # 00-PATTERN-36 By The Mantua Maker
Cut out your pattern pieces, you will need a shell and a lining
Information for Mantua Makers Corset of 1860's & 1870's|
The Mantua Maker Corset Pattern for 1865-1880
"The Underside of the 1860's & 1870's"
Our number 00-pattern-33
The Mantua Maker Patterns are well drafted but the instruct
How to Cover Bra Cups|
Tips & Tricks
Covered Bra Cups
Farthingales stocks two types of bra cups; one is lemon shaped (# 47-9040- ) and the other is shaped somewhat like an igloo (#coming soon ).
How to Build a Wired Ruff|
The Building of an Elizabethan Wired Ruff Garment with wire ruff The wired ruff is not built in accordance with any body measurement; rather it is built according to the neckline shape of the bodice.
How to bind an edge with bias tape or petersham (Excerpt from|
Binding the Edge of a Corset
The following is an excerpt from the book "The Basics of Corset Building" , by Linda Sparks. You can order a copy of this book here through our secure shopping cart
How to wire the top edge of a corset|
How to Wire the Top Edge of a Corset with Hat Wire #62-9016-01 or 90
Measure the length of wire you need.
Cut the wire with wire cutters.
Bend the cut ends back on themselves usi
Instructions for Regency Corset Pattern 1800 -1820|
Regency Corset Pattern 1800-1820
Farthingales now stocks a Regency Corset Pattern and a Regency Corset Kit. The pattern is produced by "The Mantua Maker". Sizes 2 through 2