April covers the basics of making up our Competition 2016 pattern, with observations and suggestions to achieve a "modern" fit.
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Doris drafts & constructs a simple ribbon corset based on those she studied in part 1, learning about materials & suitable uses of this style.
Kelli guides us through the patent on this unusual 1881 corset featuring covered metal springs and heavily gathered side-panels.
Here's everything you ever wanted to know about ribbon corsets: drawings, patterns & real life examples, historical & modern.
Doris walks us through the final corset from this original 1911 design, styled in the elegant elongated shape of 18th century stays.
Clare test drives a Symington Collection corset pattern that features ten panels, lots of cording and some interesting bust seaming.
This original 1911 design was styled in the elegant elongated shape of 18th century stays. Doris drafts and tests the pattern.
Nikki experiments with this beautiful pattern of short length, devastating curves, and lots of gores, testing her seaming and boning choices.
In this second instalment, Clare will take us through the process of making the final corset and the lessons she learned from this project.
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