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We look in detail at a rare antique shop find - a real, plus size Victorian corset with a 38" waist - and then we give you the pattern.
Jennifer shows you how to alter the pattern from last month, then sew the corset step by step, using the same vintage techniques as in the original.
Corset patterns always seem to be too small or too big at the bust. Here's a deceptively easy fix - a method that works even for large changes.
Analysing the secrets of success of the finished corset from the last article, plus: how can gussets and shoulder straps be used to support a large bust?
Supporting large busts (say, above a D cup) can be tricky. Isabelle shares her guidelines for giving shapely support to larger cups.
Do you struggle to get the correct fit across the bustline? Learn to get it right without squishing or gapping.
Mark shows you how to adapt the basic "darted cup" bra pattern into three further styles, including a strapless bra shape.
Three awesome questions & solutions: fitting 1770's stays for curvy figures, changing overbust corsets to underbusts, and corsets for apple shape figures.
There are two questions this month. One on patterning/fitting a corset for a figure where the waist is almost as big as the hips. The other is on horizontal boning channels in 18th century corsets.