Size 36-37 Front and Back Lacing Stays Pattern P



Pattern by: Larkin and Smith

Made in the USA


This pattern includes fully illustrated directions to make an authentic and well fitting pair of stays. The stays are worn with a stomacher and the lacing crossed back and forth in the front and spiral bound in the back. Pattern includes two sizes and a documentation card with images of the original stays. Have your bust measure taken while wearing a well fitting bra. In The Virginia Gazette of 1774 “Run away . . .  a Welsh woman . . .  had on, and took with her . . .  an old pair of green coloured stays” as cited in Wives, Slaves, and Servant Girls.

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