Construction

Push-Up Overbust Corset

Push-Up Overbust Corset

Barbara explains ways of creating a push-up overbust corset, including important parameters that influence the position of the bust and how to modify them.

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A Simple Broche Corset, Part 2

A Simple Broche Corset, Part 2

Jenni finishes up her simple broche corset with casings, eyelets and binding.

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How to Make a Corset

How to Make a Corset

In this free article, professional corsetmaker and owner of Sparklewren Bespoke Corsetry gives us a solid foundation overview of how to make a corset.

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A Simple Broche Corset, Part 1

A Simple Broche Corset, Part 1

Jenni constructs a simple Broche corset to help explore and understand the six rules of good corsetry.

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Making a Modern Summer Corset

Making a Modern Summer Corset

Alisha guides us through the project of making a modern underbust mesh summer corset.

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Six Rules of “Good” Corsetry

Six Rules of “Good” Corsetry

What makes a corset, a corset? Jenni shares her basic six rules of "good" contemporary Victorian corsetry.

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Corsetmaking Tips & Techniques

Corsetmaking Tips & Techniques

Mark dishes out some helpful hints and tools for corset making, including a faster way of cording, plus bone tipping and eyelet reinforcement.

 

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Crystal Whistlejacket Corset Cincher

Crystal Whistlejacket Corset Cincher

Got a small remnant of beautiful, rare or expensive fabric? Want to try something new - like a hand-quilted motif? Feature it on a petite cincher!

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Planning Boning Channels

Planning Boning Channels

Addressing issues on the positioning of boning channels, discussing the reasons for boning a corset, and providing ideas for experimentation.

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Perfect Boning Channels

Perfect Boning Channels

Lots of people have asked how to get perfectly straight and even boning channels. Here are a few tips and tricks that'll help you tame unruly stitching.

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Wrinkle Free Gores & Gussets

Wrinkle Free Gores & Gussets

Many makers find inserting gores and gussets tricky. Two easy step-by-step techniques that will insert them neatly, producing a nice crisp V shape at the bottom.

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Step-by-Step Worksheets

Step-by-Step Worksheets

Laura shares her step by step corset construction worksheets for making a two layer corset with and without a waist tape. Never miss a step again!

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Perfect Binding

Perfect Binding

Binding stays and corsets is frustrating... isn't it? Find out how to perfect your stays and corsets with our indispensible guide!

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Hip Fins

Hip Fins

A hip fin is an external structural embellishment that typically sits over the hip of the corset. Nikki gives us the details on how to get it there!

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Silhouette and Embellishment, pt 1

Silhouette and Embellishment, pt 1

In this article, Jenni takes us through keeping your silhouette and color in harmony when surface decorating your corsets.

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Matching Stripes in Corsetry

Matching Stripes in Corsetry

Stripes create an unusual visual interest in your corsetry. Here's how to match stripes perfectly by a simple technique of visualizing pattern matching choices before stitching up the project.

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Silverado Corset, Start to Finish 6

Silverado Corset, Start to Finish 6

Continuing the series, making a professional corset step by step with Laura's long-awaited Two Layer "Cheat" Method for boning channels.

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Silverado Corset, Start to Finish 5

Silverado Corset, Start to Finish 5

Continuing the Silverado series, making a professional corset step by step, with Laura's long-awaited how-to for External Boning Channels.

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Silverado Corset, Start to Finish 4

Silverado Corset, Start to Finish 4

Looking at the cutting and marking process in more detail than ever before - get some new tips by seeing how the pros do it!

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Soft Bras, Part 3

Soft Bras, Part 3

Inject some 1950s film noir femme fatale style into your underwear drawer as Mark continues his non-underwire bra making series with "Circle 'n' Spoke" bras.

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