THE BASICS OF CORSET BUILDING
St. Martin’s Press, New York, USA
This is a handbook for beginners; it explains in illustrated detail the process of building a corset. A corset isn’t difficult garment to sew, but it’s a challenge to build as there are so many pieces and so much hardware. This book introduces all tools and their application to corset building. The techniques outlined here can be applied to corsets of almost any time period, as well as to bridal and evening bodices and even men’s doublets.