Skirts and belt + crotch and hip plates.
Skirts were patterned out at a smaller scale with paper and then blown up to full size.
Back skirt is a large U shape then pleated down from 154cm wide to 60cm wide.
Front skirt is a giant triangle, that started at 110cm wide and pleated down to 32cm.
All pleating was hand stitched together than ironed down.
Fabrics used, White homespun and red Bemsilk? lining fabric.
Skirts are connected to the belt with press studs, 4 for the front skirt and 6 for the back skirt.
Belt and plating.
Patterned by wrapping mannequin in cling wrap and masking tape, while the mannequin had the corset on. Bottom of the belt lines up with the bottom of the corset.
Patterned transferred to EVA foam.
Closed at the back with velcro.
Hip plates patterned onto card, one half drawn then folded and cut so all pieces are symmetrical. Both heated slightly to give them a curve rather than staying flat.
Attachments are press studs and nylon strapping.