Lacing instructions and types.

There are a lot of ways to lace up your new corset. We will offer you some of them and explain corns and prons of each. Our guide will help even complete beginners and it will take just some time for you to decide how you want to lace up your corset ribbon. There is way that is more comfortable for tightening corset by yourself or ways that are suitable if you can apply for somebody’s help.

Buy the corset laces here.

There is a special hard corset tape including with each of our corsets. But you may buy another tape if you wish to have satin tape the same color of your corset. Just remember that thin satin tapes that are sold in every fabric shop can be used for tightening your corset only once or twice and will be suitable if you wear it on occasion or wedding. Our lacing corset tape is much firm and was designed specially to provide real tightening of authentic corset. Please remember that you need only one long piece of ribbon for lacing corset, don’t cut it on two pieces.

Purchase laces (chords) for your authentic corset.

Ways to lace your corset

First way for lacing that is suitable for people who wants to tighten their corset by themselves.

Lacing Corsettery corset

  • put your corset in front of you at the table. Upper part (where labels are) above and bottom (where some corsets may have special loops for stockings suspenders) below.
  • find the middle of your lacing cord.
  • start lacing corset from above, leaving nearly 2-3 inches between two parts of corset leaving the middle of lacing cord between top holes.
  • begin lacing downwards, alternating sides and holes until you reach the waist line (usually it has waist tape in the inner side).
  • at this point create a large loop by lacing out and then back into the same side. You will likely end up with a couple of feet of lace on each side. Continue lacing until you reach the bottom of the corset.
  • at the end there are two options that you may choose – to tie two ends of cord together or to make two knots at each of the ends.
  • when you start to tighten corset on yourself pull loops to the sides with both your hands, it will toghten your corset. Than tie a bow when you finish tightening.

Such way of lacing will look like this on real corset.

lacing corset

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Second way of lacing is more complicated to be tightened by yourself and is recommended if you have somebody to help you but it will look beautiful and nice.

 Lacing of corset instruction

The result will look like that

Laces of Corsettery corset

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Also take a look at our Wedding Corsets Guide.


If you’re looking to learn how to lace and tie a corset by yourself, you’ve come to the right place! Corsets are a great way to add a touch of flair to any outfit, and learning how to lace and tie them yourself is a great way to save money and make sure your corset fits perfectly.

Before you start lacing your corset, you’ll need to pick the right size for you. Your corset should fit snugly against your body, but it should not be so tight that it is uncomfortable or causes any pain. Once you’ve got the right size, it’s time to start lacing!

To lace your corset, start by threading the laces through the grommets (small holes or eyelets) on the back of the corset. Make sure that you thread the laces in the same direction on both sides. Once you have the laces threaded through the grommets, begin to tie them together in a knot at the top.

Once you have the knot tied, start to pull the laces tight. You should do this gradually, making sure to pull the laces evenly on both sides. As you pull the laces, you’ll start to see the corset take shape. When you’ve pulled the laces as tight as you can, tie them together in a bow at the bottom.

Now that your corset is laced, it’s time to tie it up. Start by wrapping the laces around your waist, making sure to keep the laces even on both sides. Once you’ve wrapped the laces around your waist, tie them in a bow at the top.

Finally, you’ll need to adjust the laces to get the perfect fit. Start by loosening the laces at the top, then gradually tightening them until the corset fits snugly against your body. When you’ve got the perfect fit, tie the laces in a bow at the bottom.

And there you have it! Now you know how to lace and tie a corset by yourself. With a little practice, you’ll be able to create the perfect corset for any outfit.

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  • This is a great article! It’s really helpful to have a step-by-step guide on how to tie a corset by yourself. It’s also helpful to have the tips on how to adjust the corset for a comfortable and secure fit. Thanks for sharing this information!

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  • This is an excellent article! It provides clear and concise instructions on how to lace and tie a corset by yourself. The diagrams are especially helpful and provide a visual guide to the process. I’m sure this article will be a great resource for anyone interested in learning how to lace and tie a corset by themselves. Thanks for writing it!

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