This gorgeous black and yellow Symington corset is a real show-stopper. Here, Michelle walks us through its construction, step by step.
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In more detail than ever: pattern study, materials, cutting and fusing to reproduce this gorgeous Symington show-stopper.
Finishing a reproduction 1909 corset, with lapped seam tutorial video (they're not as tricky as they seem) and inspiration to tackle UFOs!
Michelle uses the FR Symington drafting method to create a surprisingly comfortable and accurate corded corset.
The Athletic Corset allowed the wearer greater comfort and freedom of movement than ever. Kat tests the claims by making her own.
Trying out a unique antique corset pattern with horizontal seams, ideal for tightlacing but also full of juicy design possibilities!
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.
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