Historic Patterns and Techniques
by Jill Salen
Progressing through almost two centuries of corset-making, this fascinating collection showcases an astonishing range of period pieces, from the 1750 whale-boned corsets, through the invention of the sewing machine and massproduced corsets of the 1850s.
About the author
Jill Salen is a freelance costume maker, and is widely employed in the theatrical costume industry. She has made costumes for many clients, including The Globe theatre. She is a lecturer in costume on the BA (Hons) theatre design course at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama in Cardiff. Jill lives in Cardiff.
Extent: 128 pages
Size: 280 x 228 mm
Illustrations: 100 colour & black & white illustrations