The Home of Corsetmaking, Bra Making and Lingerie Making

Hold Your Most Fabulous Corsets In Your Hands, Not Just In Your Head


♣  Create smooth, hourglass corsets that fit like a glove
♣  Build a unique costume wardrobe that turns heads every day
♣  Learn the secrets of the makers you've been admiring on social media
♣  Teach your hands to do justice to the ideas that dance around your head


"Awesome awesome awesome! I have learnt more from one month of Foundations Revealed than on the corset course I paid £180 for. It's worth every penny, thank you!"

Julie A., UK

"Thank you... from a beginner, you make it less daunting"

Lorri, California


Basic push-up corset shape by Barbara Pesendorfer of Royal Black Couture Corsetry for Foundations Revealed


  • Save money by learning which tools and materials are worth buying, which aren't, and how to use them properly
  • Build confidence by getting a solid grounding in the essential skills you need, with minimal trial and error
  • Ask questions and get informed feedback from our professional Mentors - there's no need to try to figure it out alone!


All done!


  • Get over that plateau with an unrivalled range of real Victorian patterns
  • Get noticed and build a following in our annual Contest
  • Test out that dream of going pro by browsing our articles on running a corsetmaking business
  • Run your mock-up photos past our professional Mentors and get the fit perfect before you cut that silk


"Le Vitrail" (The Stained Glass Window) by Julianne Coriandoli, winner of the Foundations Revealed 2014 Competition

 Experienced makers

  • Go professional with confidence, with the support and advice of our Business section, or just go the distance with meaty projects that you can really get your teeth into
  • Become a Foundations writer and give something back to your community. Unlike many websites, we pay all our writers
  • Take 21st century corsetmaking forward, rediscovering and developing Victorian secrets into new ideas for modern times.


Here's what you'll get as a Member:

connection ~ content ~ community ~ accountability



Complete "Foundations AND Wardrobe" Membership ($29.97 per month)

  • All Access Pass to our legendary "Master Your Skills" Online Reference Library of almost 1300 tutorials and articles deciphering corsetry, gowns, tailoring, bra making, lingerie, and underwear making in detail, PLUS the rest of your unique costumed wardrobe: outerwear and accessories. Whatever you want to make, from the skin out, the Online Reference Library has all the info you need, 24/7.
  • No Maker Left Behind: Access to our hand picked Mentors, Luca Costigliolo, Lowana O'Shea, and Barbara Pesendorfer, all experts in their field (and talented professional communicators and teachers of what they know, which is a whole separate skill!) Luca, Lowana and Barbara are here for you in the Members' Club to give you the help and feedback you need to make your latest project AWESOME, wherever you are on your sewing journey, and they're also here for you in person on our...
  • Monthly Members' LIVE Video Calls, in which we come together and learn in real time, with a Q&A session so you never need to struggle on that project alone. All calls are recorded for playback whenever you want.
  • Our NEW Exclusive Private Members' Club, where you can connect with passionate, knowledgeable makers like you (and not just random voices on the Internet) for the support, encouragement and one-on-one help you need every day.
  • Entry to our Annual Competition (optional): your chance to get YOUR work featured and publicly admired, and win fantastic prizes! ...and of course, as we've always done, we add a new and exclusive article or tutorial to the Library on every week that we don't have a live call.
  • No minimum membership period. Cancel any time from your Member dashboard.



Your Mentors and teachers are 60 of the brightest and best loved makers working in the corsetry, lingerie and costume making world today, including:



Luca Costigliolo
Internationally renowned
costume cutter and author

Lowana O'Shea
Barbara Pesendorfer

Barbara Pesendorfer
Royal Black Couture & Corsetry
Jenni Sparklewren

Jenni Hampshire
Bespoke Corsetry

Rosie Dennington
Rosie Red Corsetry & Couture


Classes, conventions and conferences inspire you for a couple of days, but are over quickly, cost hundreds of dollars and require lots of travelling time. 

College courses cost tens of thousands of dollars and only cover the basics of the craft - with minimal actual sewing.

Members of Foundations Revealed and Your Wardrobe Unlock'd use all our resources, whenever and wherever you wish, at your own pace, for a small, affordable contribution of $29.97 per month, supporting our hardworking Mentors, Teachers and admin team. (Cancel any time.)

We are committed to helping YOUR hands do justice to the ideas that dance in your head, because if you succeed, there will be more beautiful, skilled slow fashion in the world - and that means we ALL succeed.

Join the Revolution today!


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Kay, Missouri, USA



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