518Re: [TheCostumersManifesto] Re: Corset Advice?
- Nov 18, 2001--- theresa b <trinithree@...> wrote:
> all this talk o corsets and here I am forgetting ITiTi
> have an order! I am
> supposed to build a corset/bodice type thing for a
> little girl (about 12)
> for a dance concert. The boning needs to be
> flexible. I was going to use
> spiral boning (pain to sand and tip the ends) but
> this swamp cooler hose
> idea intrigues me. What, and excuse my ignorance,
> is it and where can i
> find it?
Go to a hardware store, in the heating and cooling
section and ask for 1/4" polyethylene tubing.
You have to remember that this stuff isn't flat, it is
a tube, so if you are going for a really skimpy look
instead of a bulkier upholstery fabric like corset,
this probably isn't for you. Plastic ties, like Tara
suggested, are flatter.
I love Home Depot! Just walking around there gives me
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