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How to Keep Strapless Garments in Place

Photo: Jack Deutsch

Susan Khalje shares how a corselet foundation can keep strapless garments securely in place. Careful fitting goes a long way towards keeping a formfitting garment in place, but there are instances when more serious support is required. A strapless or off-the-shoulder gown requires inner support, and if it doesn't have an outwardly visible waistline to support boning, you have to add a separate inner foundation layer, sometimes called an "inner corselet". Here, using the garment pattern as her guide, Susan constructs a corselet layer from lightweight cotton fabric, boning, and a grosgrain-ribbon waist stay. She then demonstrates how to attach this layer along with a lining to a garment.

From Threads #145

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