What are the correct tools for corsetry, when some swear by tools that others avoid? I'll share what's in my toolbox, what has been relegated to the scrapheap, and why.
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.
Barbara continues her series by sharing the contents of her own corsetry masterclass, how she prepared for the event, and how it went.
Barbara shares her experiences of organising corsetry masterclasses, including topics to cover, target audience, timing, location and cost.
Daydreaming about the future to help make decisions today. "What am I going to sell?" can refine your practice, enhancing your chances of success.
"Sell only the particular skills that you have already practiced. Practice only the skills that you hope to sell." Jenni helps you move toward professional status.
Practising making corsets in preparation for selling: what exactly should you practise, and what's the most effective way to use your time and resources?
How do you know that your client will pay? How do you know that they won't ruin and try to return what you've made them? The answer to most concerns is a good contract. Are you protecting yourself?
How much should a corsetmaker charge, without either selling yourself short or discouraging potential clients? What's a truly fair price?
Now that there are many corsetmakers in business, creating a strong visual identity is increasingly important for your brand.
Laurie shares some tips on editing the beautiful new photography we've created, along with ideas on the best placement of those images.
Documenting the creation process, the final corset, and the corset on your client are all opportunities to obtain images for your portfolio.
Alison gives us some tips and pointers on how to create an effective and long-lasting logo when starting, marketing and promoting a corsetry business.
Promotion is vital to an apparel business. Here's how to get your corsets into the fashion world and show off your skills effectively on the catwalk or runway.