How to Make a Cute Lace-Up DIY Corset Belt Without Eyelets

Pam Oduor
by Pam Oduor
9 Materials
1 Hour

Let’s make a DIY corset belt! This is an amazing fashion item to have if you want to jazz up your outfits. In this super-easy tutorial, I’ll show you how to make a lace-up corset belt without eyelets, which you can wear over your favorite dress or blouse and accentuate your beautiful curves!

Keep reading to see how to make a corset belt and get the straightforward corset belt sewing pattern.

Tools and materials:

  • Fabric
  • Lining
  • Measuring tape
  • Scissors
  • Pin
  • Sewing machine
  • Chalk
  • Thread
  • Shoelace or ribbon
Making the DIY corset belt pattern

1. Make the pattern

Fold your fabric in two, then take your waist measurement and take 1 inch off. Divide this measurement in two and mark it on your fabric. 

How to draw a DIY corset belt pattern

From the top of the line, draw a straight line vertically. 

Marking the DIY corset belt pattern

Measure a 5½-inch width across from the first line and mark accordingly. Make another mark at the bottom, too.

How to make a corset belt

Then, connect the 5½-inch marks and draw a straight line. 

Extending the front line by an inch

Extend the front line by one inch on either side. 

Curving the edges of the pattern

Then, curve the edges as shown. 

Cutting out the fabric

2. Cut the fabric

Now, cut the corset belt sewing pattern. 

Duplicating the pattern for the lining

3. Duplicate the pattern

On a piece of lining fabric, trace the pattern and cut accordingly. 

How to sew a corset belt

4. Assemble the DIY corset belt

Layer both fabric pieces right sides together and pin the longer edges, then sew to secure. Do not stitch the short ends yet. 

Flipping the corset fabric

Flip the corset to the right side through one of the openings on the side. 

Pressing the DIY corset belt

Fold the raw edges on the side inward, and press down. Also, press the whole piece for a cleaner finish. 

Making loops for the DIY corset belt

5. Make the loops

Cut out some long strips, fold the raw edges inward, and sew to secure. 

Cutting strips for the DIY corset belt

Now, cut the strips so each one measures around 2½ inches in length. 

Pinning the loops to the DIY corset belt

6. Attach the loops

Fold your corset piece so the short ends touch each other. Then, with a ruler, mark where you’d like to place the loops. Each loop has to be directly opposite to one another. Also, mark these in even increments. 

Now, fold each strip into a loop, and sandwich it between the main fabric and lining layer. Pin the loops to secure them. 

How to make a corset belt without eyelets

Sew a line across the short ends of the corset to secure the loops in place. 

How to make a lace-up corset belt

Finally, feed a shoelace or string through the loops in a criss-cross pattern. 

DIY corset belt

DIY corset belt tutorial

Now you have yourself a lovely DIY corset belt! It’s so super simple, and this tutorial doesn't even require eyelets.

I hope you got some valuable tips and tricks from this tutorial, and you now know how easy it is to sew a corset belt from scratch - no complicated pattern required! 

Let me know what you think in the comments below.

Suggested materials:
  • Fabric
  • Lining
  • Measuring tape
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