Full-size paper patterns with complete instructions and historical notes for stays (corsets) circa 1740s-1790s based on extant examples. Fits busts 28″-50″ (70-125 cm) . All sizes included in one envelope. Embellishment suggestions included.
plain or twill weave linen or silk
lightweight silk or fine linen for lining
5oz. linen for interlining
Outer Material 1 yd at least 45″ wide (1 meter 120 cm wide)
lining 1 yd at least 45″ wide (1 meter 120 cm wide)
interlining 2 yds at least 45″ wide (2 meter 120 cm wide)