Embodying Structure: Construction of the Corset (DRA2213.01)

Richard MacPike

In order to construct a historical costume accurately one often needs to start with the foundation garments of that period. This course will examine how corsets and their construction play a role in re-creating period silhouettes. Students will learn how to reproduce period corset patterns as well as construct the corsets with all their structural elements. Particular attention will be paid to fit and how well the natural body is transformed. DRA 2130 (Sewing Fundamentals) or prior sewing experience preferred but not required.

Prerequisites: None.
Credits: 2
F 4:10pm - 6:00pm
Maximum Enrollment: 10
This course is categorized as 2000, All courses, Drama, Richard MacPike, Tuesday and/or Friday Afternoons, Two Credit, and tagged , , , .