Learning 'on the job' is a great way to pick up skills. Rosie explains the ‘why, when and how’ of securing a corsetry internship.
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Drafting the front of a beautiful S-bend corset pattern from the Edwardian era, called "Louis XV corset in nine pieces".
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Anthony guides you through drafting out a well-fitted, comfortable masculine corset pattern ready for seam allowances and mocking up.
Coraline? You may have seen it advertised in an old corset ad, but what was it? Astrida investigates and explains.
Sandra explores a high-panel C19th corset with multiple vertical seams, giving corsetmakers plenty of areas to make adjustments.
Sewing with fine, slippery fabrics like silk crepe, gauze, habotai and chiffon can be scary. Marion aims to help us navigate these rough waters.
Jennifer constructs a 1920's Envelope Chemise - foundation garment for those stunning 'Flapper dresses' - in a way that is fun and practical.
Marion studies some extant pieces for construction ideas and then gives a simple pattern draft for "tap pants" or "French knickers".
Many makers find inserting gores and gussets tricky. Two easy step-by-step techniques that will insert them neatly, producing a nice crisp V shape at the bottom.
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