Mark dishes out some helpful hints and tools for corset making, including a faster way of cording, plus bone tipping and eyelet reinforcement.
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!
Addressing issues on the positioning of boning channels, discussing the reasons for boning a corset, and providing ideas for experimentation.
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.
A tricky skill to master: Laura details a few techniques on how to do it right first time, every time - and how to keep your stitching straight.
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.
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!
Laura shares her foolproof system for preventing wasted time and effort with some simple organizational tools.
Binding stays and corsets is frustrating... isn't it? Find out how to perfect your stays and corsets with our indispensible guide!
Anya introduces Tambour beading, an embellishment technique using a hook/needle hybrid on fabric stretched in a frame.
Kelly discusses some basic types of corsetry embellishment techniques to get you started on the road to unique custom creations.
Lisha shows us some advanced techniques for this beautiful form of embroidery.
Lisha guides us through the process of this alternate form of embroidery, with delightful results.
Katarina takes us through the process of hand painting corsets for a custom “Pimp my corset” look.
Lisha concludes her discussion on hand-dyed lace with practical application demonstrations as well as frequently asked questions.
Discussing some of the most fundamental stitch types in corset flossing, and using them to recreate designs from the Symington sampler.
Hand-dyeing is an easy task that produces breathtaking results. Lisha takes us through a variety of methods to get beautiful results!
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.
Professional corsetmaker Alexis Black shows you how to lay out and pattern match a corset made from asymmetrical printed fabric, with stunning results.