Buy this easy-to-make Elizabethan corset pattern!
Get our full size paper patterns for late Elizabethan corsets based on two extant English examples. View A, based on the pair of bodys belonging the Pfalzgräfin Dorothea Sabina von Neuberg in 1598 are front-boned, five piece bodys featuring a static front busk, integral shoulder straps, back laced closure, and separate tabs at the waist. View B, based on the corset worn by the effigy of Queen Elizabeth I in Westminster Cathedral, features a front opening and integral waist tabs.
Fits busts 28"-48" and waists 23"-41". All Sizes in one envelope.
Or order a Made to Measure pattern in your personal measurements.
Also included are assembly instructions, embellishment suggestions, and the extensive historical notes you've come to expect from Reconstructing History.
Suggested Fabrics:plain or twill weave linen or silk, silk or fine linen for lining, stiff linen or buckram for yoke interlining
Yardage Requirements: 1 yd at least 45" wide, lining 1 yd at least 45" wide, interlining (optional) 2 yds at least 45" wide
Notions: 40/2 linen thread or equivalent, 7mm or ¼" half oval or round reeds or ¼" corset boning, silk ribbon or leather for binding, 44 metal rings (View A, optional), wood or horn busk (View A), 2 - ½" corset bones (View B), corset lacing