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Silverado part 5Continuing the Silverado series, making a professional corset step by step, with Laura's long-awaited how-to for External Boning Channels.

1905 Savoye CorsetAntje tackles the first of two corset designs from Savoye's 1905 patent # 845582, featuring a special panel designed to show off some great embroidery.

Santa stealing a kiss, Puck magazine, 1905Regardless of whether you've been naughty or nice this year, we've got lots of tempting ideas for your gift list, from kits to calendars, and from tools to books!

 Atelier Sylphe InterviewJoëlle of Atelier Sylphe isn't an easy corsetiere to categorize; blending historical corsets with modern styling, and mixing with a touch of whimsy.

Getting that bustle bumpA study of three padded bustles in the Kentucky Historical Society Collection, showing how thrifty women stayed fashionable on a budget.

Supporting a Large Bust, part 2Analysing 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?

Tool Time Mark dishes out some helpful hints and tools for corset making, including a faster way of cording, plus bone tipping and eyelet reinforcement.


Edwardian and 1910’s BrassieresWhen corsets dipped below the bust in the early 1900s, what did women use to support the bust? How did bras develop into a must-have garment?

icon free smMany corsetmakers accept long distance orders. Is it a good idea? Jenni explores the benefits and pitfalls, and offers tips and advice.

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