Making a toile to test the pattern for a double front lacing Belle Époque silk corset, and checking the fit with a "cheat's" toile lacing panel!
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Edward shows us an easy way to trace the pattern from a stunning antique corset, in the first article on this unusual Edwardian recreation.
How Emiah Couture achieves that heavily encrusted effect, and what Alycia has learned about how to bead her work as efficiently as possible...
Lucy shows us the next step, digitising and drafting your own designs using the purpose made Wild Ginger Pattern Editor.
Intrigued by digital pattern creation? In the first part of this series, Lucy shows how to get started with Wild Ginger's "Pattern Master" software.
Remember those magical Hypercolor t-shirts? Here's how to harness that tech and create corsets whose colour reacts with the body.
Gores aren't just for the super-curvy figure. Here's how to create a corset with stand-out gores in an otherwise ultra-simple design.
Antique magazines: treasure troves of historic pattern cutting joy, or just a bewildering mess? Here's how to decipher them!
Thimbles have been around for millennia, and they really do protect your fingers. Lisha shows you exactly how to choose and use one!
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