Edwardian Corset Cover – inspiration

Lately I’ve been looking at a lot of turn of the century brassiere and corset covers.

I’ve found several different styles and thought I would share them with you before finishing my “Bodice” entry at saturday.

First some 1900-1915s lose and Lacey corset coversil_570xN.372596621_nsjh

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8b12fb47c321775ca50fa277c9978fa1Pattern 3 different verions.

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And a few tight fitting ones from a couple of decades earlier.tumblr_lmqr0dRFnv1qegasto1_500

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Then we continue with the old time brassiere.1912 pigeon waistThis add really tells us a lot about the fashionable form. (and look they had full refund to).

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4181b6bad6ddead954e6d6429954440dPattern for “Brassiere”

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d73c5d25ea22da776846f91728953d87And a super cute short one.

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And let’s finish of with some kind of hybrid between corset and brassiere..7d346e18bb116bef4814baf4863318f6

I also noticed that “Wearing History” seems to be working on a simular project – check it out, it is facinating.

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