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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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Why Plastic is Better than Steel

thumb 21 1872 corset smLuca details why we should all be using plastic boning instead of steel for certain applications, and why it is actually more authentic!

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1911 Corset – CAD Pattern 2

icon smLowana shares the final results of her experiment to test a 1911 Edwardian cupped corset pattern as drafted by CAD software.

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Patent Challenge T. S. Gilbert No. 332,245 part 1

US332245 iconEmily tackles this corset patent which attempts to avoid gores at the breast whilst still achieving 'a perfect fit upon the person'.

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