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Lined, close-fitting, stays and corsets have extensive boning and purchased or self-made eyelets for lacing and fit adjustment. D: Purchased trim.
FABRICS: Linen, Silk, Broadcloth and Damask. Interfacing: Canvas. Lining A, B, C, D: Cotton and Cotton Sateen.
Unsuitable for obvious diagonals or plaids.
NOTIONS: Stay A, B: 1/4" Double-Fold Bias Tape, One Pair of 90" White Boot Laces, One Pair of 18" Shoe Laces or 1 yd. of 1/8" Cord, Metal Eyelets: Twenty-four for A and Fourty-four for B. Also for A: (Optional) 25/8 yds. of 1/8" Cord. Corset C, D: 1/4" Double-Fold Bias Tape, One Pair of 90" White Boot Laces or 25/8 yds. of 1/8" Cord, Twenty-two Metal Eyelets, One Corset Busk, 1/2" Ribbon: 8 yds. for C and 81/2 yds. for D. Also for D: 11/2 yds. of 1/2" Single-edged Scalloped Lace Trim.
Size Combinations: (6-8-10), (12-14-16), (18-20-22)