Bustle: first fitting

Shown over incorrect corset which happened to be on the mannequin:
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The second ruffle for some reason ended up tighter than planned once the boning was inserted even though they were all gathered identically. I will either be removing it and pleating in more fabric or adding a cute little gusset at the center back.

All the ruffles have this neat eyelet edging which adds some nice detail:
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During fitting (corset by Barbara Ebel of Couture Costumes & Corsetry. Check out better photos of it here: Tapestry corset

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