Have you ever had that nagging feeling that you weren't quite living up to your potential? That guilty feeling really sucks, but it's a good sign, because it tends to be followed, sooner or later, by a moment of decision. Ok. That's it. This is going to change now. It's time...
Recreating the 1895 ventilated corset using a pattern that Nikki took from the original surviving half in the Symington Collection.
What do you do when it's not going well at all? Breanna proves that a not-so-promising mock-up CAN be turned around and saved.
Exploring the new fashion for free movement c.1900, then drafting and fitting an "Athletic Corset" with a stretch panel.