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Plaid Cotehardie and hosenA utilitarian but essential part of the Medieval wardrobe, researched and recreated on a modern body.

The Corset, 1905, p 196 by Henri BoutetDo you struggle to get the correct fit across the bustline? Learn to get it right without squishing or gapping.

Edouard Manet Nana 1877 icon-smMarion walks you through all the different layer options of the nautural form era, starting from the skin out, with variations in necklines and politics.

knit vest icon-smMarion shares with us a knitted silk undervest with a crocheted yoke that could date anywhere from 1880 to 1910.

Au Bon Marche, 1902 Corset Catalog, Page 5aHelp in creating a corset pattern for an asymmetrical figure; advice on dealing with models, corsets and photoshoots; and how to clean everyday corsets.

Swinghook closures

What better way to create a corset that stands out from the crowd than to give it a visually striking front opening that's not only beautiful looking, but sturdy and quick to use?

Hearts corsetInterpreting this unusual and sophisticated Edwardian design into a contemporary corset is a wonderful challenge that I am thrilled to share!

The waist zoneYou fix a bustline problem, but then fixing the waist makes the bustline look wrong again... here are some step-by-step techniques for fitting corsets right the first time.

A well shaped legThe history and construction of lower hose: netherstocks, stockings, and boot-hose. Then we'll drape, pattern and sew our own with a combination of machine and handstitching.

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