Corded Romantic Era Stays

Stays Cording on Stays
Stays Flat Cording on Stays
Inside Lining of Stays Drawstring of Stays

Click to enlarge. First row left: front view. Right: close up view. Second row left: laid flat. Right: cording detail. Bottom row left: inside. Right: top drawstring.

Pattern: Past Patterns 001 1820s-1840s Corded Stay
Fabric and Materials: Muslin for outer layer and lining, cotton twill for the interlining, hemp cording, worsted cotton yarn for the drawstring, Gutermann cotton thread, buttonhole twist
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Notes: Begun March 2007, finished June 2007.