So, I drafted up my own corset pattern using this wonderful guide: http://ultharkitty.livejournal.com/641477.html
I made it out of leather, and as it was only for a college project I didn't bother boning or lining it, and didn't put rivets in anyway...whoops!
Anyway, here are some pics from the photoshoot. My friend Rika modelled for me; I was going for a steampunk style.
The blouse was her own, I also made the ruffled leather collar and the skirt and bodice using an old wool & cashmere men's coat (bought for £3 from a charity shop!), and the petticoat was using the lining from an old maid's fancy dress outfit I had sewn onto another corset.
(Warning, big files D:)