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Sewing and corsetry can be tough on our hands. Marion discusses her RSI story, and explains what she's done to help herself heal.
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Nikki experiments with this beautiful pattern of short length, devastating curves, and lots of gores, testing her seaming and boning choices.
In this second instalment, Clare will take us through the process of making the final corset and the lessons she learned from this project.
April finishes this beautiful corset, sharing lessons she learned about alterations, welt seams, flossing & choosing the right model.
This interesting pattern has alternate straight sided and curvy panels: was this done to help make sizing easy? Jennifer investigates.
Lumbar hyper lordosis, alias 'sway back', creates a special challenge when drafting a corset. Amber shares her expertise and experience.
Elisa looks at the history of stays and discusses a few extant garments to see if any conclusions can be drawn on their construction.
Marsh claims leather is more durable in the hard wearing areas of a corset. Christina tests his theory on this C19th patent - is he right?
Marion introduces us to tulle and the delightful watercolor effects you can achieve with different color fabric layers stacked on top of each other.
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