Experimental Corsets: Inspiration and Techniques for Wearable and Sculptural Garments

Experimental Corsets: Inspiration and Techniques for Wearable and Sculptural Garments

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From fashion to art: experimental approaches to the traditional corset.
Created to contort the female body into fashionable silhouettes, corsets have become a popular motif for modern textile artists. Beginning with step-by-step instructions for making a simple fabric corset, this fascinating guide goes on to explore innovative approaches to construction, from using unusual materials such as metal and paper to up-cycling or repurposing existing garments to make a statement. Filled with exercises for fashioning intimate garments and wearable art in two and three dimensions, Experimental Corsets showcases a range of inspiring work and installations by contemporary artists.
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ISBN: 9781849943444

Published Date: August 2, 2016

Publisher: Pavilion Books

Language: English

Page Count: 128

Size: 11.19" l x 8.78" w x 0.59" h

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Design

Art