How to add more boning channels to corset patterns
How to add more boning channels to a corset pattern?
There are a couple of reasons why you want to add extra bones on top of the usual, one (or two) per seam line.
Larger sizes in general but also large breast sizes specifically benefit drastically from additional support boning provides. This is because more bone have an easier time handling the gravities pull on flesh.
More bones also make a corset more comfortable, even though it feels counter intuitive, since more bones share the force applied to the garment from pulling in the waist making. Tightlacing corsets benefit from more bones because of this reason.
In the end, you might just like the look of it and strategically place boning channel lines all over the corset to enhance your dream design!
Adding boning channels is simple and quick and I hope you will find this tutorial helpful!
Method is demonstrated on a modified Overbust corset pattern HOPE though the same principle can be applied to any other corset patterns.
Aside from the instructional tutorial being available online, it can also be DOWNLOADED as a PDF file for offline viewing.