Photos, details and a pattern for an 1869 American skeleton corset. It has no fabric between the boning channels, just a few horizontal tapes to hold the bone casings together.
Nikki maps out all the pieces of the main corset in detail, and shows how all the pieces fit together to give a truly versatile garment.
Laurie provides an in-depth case study of this beautiful, lace-trimmed, 'Victorian Edwardian' Corset - an intriguing auction find.
Nikki guides us through the mysterious waters of the pipestem corset, including a bit of history and a lesson on what is / is not a pipestem.
Lowana discusses her life in corsetry, including tips on business, photography, and making your professional dreams a reality.
This week we interview Karolina Laskowska, of Karolina Laskowska Lingerie, about her past, present and exciting future plans.
Jenni discusses three corsets that she recently saw on a trip to Somerset House, the Bath Fashion Museum and The Barbican.
Lucy Williams (aka Bishonenrancher) is a passionate corset wearer and collector. She shares her experience of corsetry as a customer and a maker.
Joëlle of Atelier Sylphe isn't an easy corsetiere to categorize; blending historical corsets with modern styling, and mixing with a touch of whimsy.
Inside chat with Melanie Talkington, owner of Lace Embrace Atelier Inc., corsetiere to Dita von Teese and Cathie Jung, and antique corset collector.
Professional corsetmaker Charlotte Raine tells us how she got started, how her business works and about working with the Jane Austen Centre.
We talk to Kate Mior of Totally Waisted Corsets about how she juggles a business in corsetry with a career as an international street performer!
We interview corsetmaker Mauricio Bernal about making his grandmother's house into his studio, and the difficulty of getting busks in Columbia.
We talk to Mark Garbarczyk, a British foundationwear maker who's tried and rejected formal training in favour of taking his own learning journey...
The extraordinary Ksenya of Gleamnight Fashion Studio, interviewed in her native Russian and translated into English by Anton Nezamaev.
Flamboyant designer and artist Anthony Canney advises on dealing with clients successfully and on corsetmaking for gentlemen.
This month we feature Cristiane Tano, aka CrissyCatt, who makes breathtaking corsetry in leather. She reveals the secrets of her stunning, hand-tooled filigree leather corsets.
Sandra's stunning work translating teacup designs into corsetry is magnificently inspiring. She was kind enough to answer our questions and share her plans for the future.