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October 2009
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Thomson's 1898 Glove Fitting Corset, pt 1

Thomson's 1898 Glove Fitting Corset, pt 1

Thomson's Glove fitting corset: we look at the 1898 patent, advertisements, a few extant corsets in collections and work on putting the pieces together to recreate it.

 

The Basics of Flossing

The Basics of Flossing

Step by step to creating simple and complex flossing designs: different threads to use, the right needles, basic stitches and making your own decorative, yet functional, flossing designs.

 

Recreating an 1890s Corset, part 1

Recreating an 1890s Corset, part 1

The pattern and a step-by-step guide to make this elegant corset from 1899-1900, including a new seam technique just for corsetry that negotiates curves perfectly and encases all the raw edges neatly.

 

Patterning Museum Corsets

Patterning Museum Corsets

Jill Salen, author of Corsets: Historical Patterns & Techniques, shares her technique for making corset patterns from the original antique corsets that you can find in museums.

 

Letters, Questions & Advice: October 2009

Letters, Questions & Advice: October 2009

This month we have two questions - one on copyright-free patterns for corsets made for retail and one on proper length of bones.

 

Case study: Brooke Au Buchon

Case study: Brooke Au Buchon

Brooke, of Dragontown Corsets, has over 10 years of experience in corsetry. A consummate professional who believes in apprenticeship, she was only too happy to spill the beans...