supplies mean anything from corset bones to garters
and everything in between from corset fabric to corset laces, busks
and grommets. If it’s
used in corset building we likely have it!
In fact now that we’re working with Vogue Fabrics Store as our distributor
you can get anything! Each picture below is a link to that category of items,
each link will take you to Vogue Fabrics Store web pages where you can order
the corset supply and see related items that you may want or need. AND, you can
browse their incredible selection of fabrics, trims, notions and tools so you
get all your corset making needs at one place.
Farthingales Midwest’s extensive selection of corset making supplies
will fit almost any requirement and any budget.
The list of Corset Making Supplies stocked at
Farthingales Midwest include these products:
Please note that clicking a product link on the product pages will
take you to the Vogue Fabrics website
to place your order. This site will remain open in the background
so that you can continue to shop at Farthingales Midwest. All
orders placed thropugh this web site will be shipped from Vogue
Fabrics in Chicago, Ill.
The above links will take you to all the
things you need to make a corset.
The corset bones and spiral
bones pages include
of various types of corset bones.
Spiral bones come in two widths, are grey
(metal) in color and the most flexible
of all corset bones. Spring
steel bones, which
are also known as white bones,
come in four qualities. We also sell the
special “U” shaped
tips to fit the ends of bones
after you cut them and a Bone
Tipping Tool to both cut bones to length
and apply the tips! There is also a link
to the “How to tip bones with
pliers” page. See just what it
takes to successfully tip bones
without a costly tool. Check
out the Tips & Tricks page for lots of helpful instructions.
page offers 4 types of corset
busk and all come in a range of sizes. We sell only Wissner Busks and
offer the straight busk also
called a regular busk with either
or gold coloured hardware. This
means you can buy a gold busk
or a silver
busk to co-ordinate with your
fabric. FarthingalesLA.com also
historical and sometimes hard
to find Spoon Busk. This is the
in the late 1800’s and shaped
like a spoon, the “bowl” of
the spoon cups over the stomach and
the “handle” fits between
the breasts. Spoon
the most expensive of all the
busks but the
shaping is worth it for fuller
figures. Wide busks are straight
are 2 inches wide in total, these
are commonly sold to opera companies
women needing more substantial
chest support. Some tight lacers
them for the extra support.
The coutil page contains photographs
and information of all our corset fabrics;
coutil is fabric specifically
for corset making. Coutil is
not a type of weave
it’s a quality of fabric. We
sell herringbone coutil, satin
coutil and brocade coutil.
The corset notions page
discusses all of the incidental
products required for corset building such
as tailoring tools and dressmaker pins.
The corset & cotume
includes corset and period costume patterns
for both women and men. We stock
all of the Laughing Moon patterns; a wider
selection will be available in future.
The grommet page has
kits with corset sized grommets. We have kits
that contain grommets and grommet setting
tools. Grommets are available in nickel or
in brass finish.