Thursday, July 28, 2011

Creating Your Own Retro Shapewear

"Most modern women consider it a blessing that we’ve escaped the eras of the corset and girdle. Sure, shapewear still exists, but it’s purely optional now. However, many young seamstresses who sew from vintage patterns are seeking out the foundation garments of the 40s, 50s, and 60s to get a truly authentic retro look."

There's an appeal to all things vintage. Many still seek the old glamour of the foundation garments of decades ago, and some even want to make some for themselves. For those interested in creating their own retro shapewear, sewing blogger Gertie provides a few tips in this blog at BurdaStyle.

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