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Watercolor Effects with Tulle

icon smMarion introduces us to tulle and the delightful watercolor affects you can achieve with different color fabric layers stacked on top of each other.

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Symington Pattern REF #32730

icon smApril describes her experience with image No.104 of the Symington Collection, right through the mockup phase of her project.

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Patent Challenge: 1878 Marsh Corset, Part 1

1878 Marsh CorsetChristina takes us through a mockup of this patent, in which Marsh claims two “improvements” to corsets, discussing her observations.

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Patent Challenge H.S. Strauss No. 208049, Pt 1

icon smClare takes on the FR patent challenge to breathe life into this deceivingly simple 1878 corset, beginning with the toile.

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1907 Self-Lacing Front Closure

icon smNikki takes us through this alternative Edwardian front-closing corset, aimed at making the process of self-lacing easier for a lady.

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Tambour Beading

icon smAnya introduces Tambour beading, an embellishment technique using a hook/needle hybrid on fabric stretched in a frame.

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Busting Corset Myths

icon smAstrida gives us the facts on some corsetting myths that simply refuse to die, thanks in part to Hollywood, and also to popular fiction.

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1889 Higby Corset-Waist

icon smJennifer walks us through this beautiful corset-waist, a light duty corset meant to still give support but to allow greater movement and flexibility.

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1887 B Baldwin Patent 358249, Part 2

icon smIn part two of her series, Kat discusses the pattern text, pre-construction and construction of this beautiful corset.

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