During the early 19th century the whalebone, reed and metal that are familar to us were set aside in favour of simple cording.
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In the final installment, Lucy constructs the Louis XV corset from the pattern she showed us how to draft previously.
Our very first corset pattern with all horizontal seams. "Especially suitable for tightlacing" - what do you think? Will it work?
A mysterious pattern book from the 1920s reveals its secrets... including two beautiful Edwardian corset patterns you haven't seen!
A while ago, Marta made two corsets from the same pattern, using different methods. Now she presents the results of her test.
Barbara from Royal Black shares her teaching experience, including topics to cover, target audience, timing, location and cost.
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Altering a premade Edwardian pattern is difficult, so the ability to draft one from scratch saves a big headache! Part three...
This corset uses machine corded fabric instead of bones to stiffen the panels into an impressively curvaceous shape. Here's how to make a corded corset yourself.
The changing face of the busk: different styles and their uses, present day innovations and possible futures.
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