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.
This product was added to our catalog on Friday 23 August, 2019.