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Pattern Reviews> McCall's> 4109 (Corsets and petticoats)

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Reviewed by:TimeandAgain

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Posted on:6/8/12 4:00 AM
Last Updated:6/20/12 4:42 PM
Pattern Size:Petite 
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Michele Lommasson said... (7/6/12 6:11 PM) Reply
I loved the denim corset, and I love the pink one too!
hairy stitches said... (7/1/12 7:55 PM) Reply
I love the pumpkin color for the laces on the floral corset, it really brings a visual punch to the top.
velosewer said... (6/23/12 2:02 AM) Reply
I think you're onto a winner!
Terri A said... (6/22/12 10:25 PM) Reply
Amazing corsets. Love the ribbon and colors you chose.
CCQ said... (6/21/12 9:52 AM) Reply
Very nice! Excellent mix of fabrics and trim. Thanks for the details and encouragement -- I may have to try one for my daughters.
Scheri said... (6/21/12 1:43 AM) Reply
Incredible review. Thank you. The corsets are beautiful. Your daughter is a lucky young lady.
Courtney Ostaff said... (6/20/12 10:32 PM) Reply
Catherine Daze said... (6/20/12 5:09 PM) Reply
Those are both stunning. I love the orange ribbon on the rose corset. It's unexpected and yet so right.
ryan's mom said... (6/9/12 10:45 PM) Reply
Thanks so much for that info, Timeandagain. (I almost said TandA, until I realized what I was typing lol.)
Michele Lommasson said... (6/9/12 7:04 PM) Reply
This is wonderful. You have done a stunning job.
TimeandAgain said... (6/9/12 5:17 PM) Reply
Thanks everyone - It will be worn to a school dance with a t-shirt and a denim jacket over the top. Ryan's mom - the denim is VERY heavy - the back panel is just itself and the lining and the folded over allowance - I made the holes with an awl and then used a pack of 8.7mm two piece eyelets (or grommits) and the included tool to set them - if lacing this tighter I would have used smaller grommits, more of them, and a stronger lacing, but this is more of a stiff, really well fitted bodice so didn't need to go too overboard on the closure.
ryan's mom said... (6/9/12 9:47 AM) Reply
This is a terrific corset! Would you mine explaining what size grommets and particular setter you used? How did you reinforce the panel where the grommets are used? If you could PM me about this or post in the comments, I would really appreciate it. Great review and I enjoyed reading about it on your blog.
1SewSweet said... (6/9/12 8:22 AM) Reply
Very pretty and love the lace detail!
allycovey said... (6/8/12 5:14 PM) Reply
I love it very nice
Sherril Miller said... (6/8/12 12:55 PM) Reply
It's beautiful, I hope your daughter loved it. Any chance of seeing a photo of her wearing it?
RadarRadiance said... (6/8/12 10:21 AM) Reply
Just beautiful, it looks like it was lots of fun making it. Like what you did with the denim.
Legal.Dealer said... (6/8/12 8:53 AM) Reply
I love love love how you put the doily in the front panel! That is a real special touch. Now, where will you wear it?
Claverie said... (6/8/12 8:31 AM) Reply
Looks very fashionable. Nice work.
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