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50s_corseletteMark takes the basic corselet further by adding shaping or control panels to it. He also shows how to adapt the corselet blocks to make other foundation garments.

Lace Embrace interviewInside chat with Melanie Talkington, owner of Lace Embrace Atelier Inc., corsetiere to Dita von Teese and Cathie Jung, and antique corset collector.

1882 Strauss patent diagramWhen I first looked at the patent for this 1882 Strauss corset I was incredibly intimidated. It has 26 pieces, 13 each side, and only six are just fabric...

1903 Savoy corset A novel design using curves. We'll learn more about the inventor and his corset, and begin our journey to recreating this beautiful piece ourselves.

Marie Antoinette, 1780Dresses of the 1770s-80s were worn over a “bum” or “rump,” but there is little extant evidence as to what shape and proportion these rumps took.

Crystal Whistlejacket cincherGot a small remnant of beautiful, rare or expensive fabric? Want to try something new - like a hand-quilted motif? Feature it on a petite cincher!

Finished corsetPart 2 of Madam Foy's 1868 patent corset, with two finished corsets, one in coutil  and one in silk.

Silverado part 4Looking at the cutting and marking process in more detail than ever before - get some new tips by seeing how the pros do it!

Vintage 50s CorseletteMark shares with us the secrets of working with stretchy powernet, and shows how to make a vintage corselette of the 1950s or 60s.

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