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How to Make a Double Busk by sidneyeileen How to Make a Double Busk by sidneyeileen
Another corset making tutorial.

A double-busk (also called a backing bone) is quite simply an extra 1/2" or wider spring steel flat, placed directly behind the busk opening. It serves not only to visually prevent undergarments or skin from peeking through the busk, but greatly strengthens the busk and helps to prevent the busk from popping open if the wearer is physically active, particularly with curvier figures.

For the original posting and more information on my custom corsets and corset patterns, please visit my web site: [link]
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Caraval Featured By Owner Nov 17, 2012
Great tutorials. Wish I'd had this one when I was working on my easy-open front closure. My adding a support busk behind didn't go nearly so neatly.
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sidneyeileen Featured By Owner Nov 18, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
I'm glad you like them. :aww:
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FantasyStock Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2010
:+fav: This tutorial is featured in "Costume Design 101" for Costume Week.

Thank you for sharing your design techniques with the community!
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taeliac Featured By Owner Mar 26, 2010  Professional Artisan Crafter
That is such a grand idea! I was thinking about this the other day, how to do something similar, but never thought to use a piece of boning to support it! (I was curious about the stability of doing it, and just interfacing it more heavily than normal...)

Thank you very much for creating this tutorial! :love:
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sidneyeileen Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2010  Professional Traditional Artist
You're very welcome. :aww:
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TiliaLinden Featured By Owner Mar 26, 2010
Very informative, thank you. It's a different way to add such a panel than I've seen before.
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sidneyeileen Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2010  Professional Traditional Artist
Thanks. :aww:
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GinaMRProske Featured By Owner Mar 25, 2010
Ive never really thought about the gap in the busk before... this was really interesting! I think Im going to try this on my next project :)
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sidneyeileen Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2010  Professional Traditional Artist
:aww: I'm glad you enjoyed it.
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Nariane Featured By Owner Mar 25, 2010
sweet...
Thanks!
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