My Account | Sign Up!
Written by Elisa Edgren
Elisa looks at the history of stays and discusses a few extant garments to see if any conclusions can be drawn on their construction.
Written by Christina DeAngelo
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?
Written by Marion McNealy
Marion introduces us to tulle and the delightful watercolor effects you can achieve with different color fabric layers stacked on top of each other.
Written by April Pullen
April describes her experience with image No.104 of the Symington Collection, right through the mockup phase of her project.
Christina takes us through a mockup of this patent, in which Marsh claims two “improvements” to corsets, discussing her observations.
Written by Clare Sager
Clare takes on the FR patent challenge to breathe life into this deceivingly simple 1878 corset, beginning with the toile.
Written by Nikki Swift
Nikki takes us through this alternative Edwardian front-closing corset, aimed at making the process of self-lacing easier for a lady.
Written by Anya Kovacs
Anya introduces Tambour beading, an embellishment technique using a hook/needle hybrid on fabric stretched in a frame.
Written by Astrida Schaeffer
Astrida gives us the facts on some corsetting myths that simply refuse to die, thanks in part to Hollywood, and also to popular fiction.
Page 15 of 47