9781849943444

Experimental Corsets Inspiration and Techniques for Wearable and Sculptural Garments

  • ISBN 13:

    9781849943444

  • ISBN 10:

    1849943443

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 08/02/2016
  • Publisher: Batsford

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Summary

From fashion to art: experimental approaches to the traditional corset.
Created to contort the female body into fashionable silhouettes, corsets have become a popular motif for modern textile artists. Beginning with step-by-step instructions for making a simple fabric corset, this fascinating guide goes on to explore innovative approaches to construction, from using unusual materials such as metal and paper to up-cycling or repurposing existing garments to make a statement. Filled with exercises for fashioning intimate garments and wearable art in two and three dimensions, Experimental Corsets showcases a range of inspiring work and installations by contemporary artists.

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