Buy our Regency stays pattern and be “uplifted”.
In the early Regency period, the style was to discard corsetry and appear “as nature intended”. But women who weren’t blessed with the perfect figure still used foundation garments to form their bodies into the fashionable shape.
This is a full-size paper pattern with complete instructions and historical notes for the light, short-waisted corsets or stays circa 1800 based on extant and pictorial examples. Fits busts 28″-50″. All sizes included in one envelope. Embellishment suggestions included.
plain or twill weave linen or cotton
lightweight cotton or fine linen for lining
Outer Material 1 yd at least 45″ wide
lining 1 yd at least 45″ wide
7mm or ¼” half oval or round reeds or ¼” corset boning
silk ribbon, cloth tape or leather for binding
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