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Just getting started, or looking to go pro? Here are the key resources in our library to suit YOUR stage on the fantasy costume  journey.

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Just getting started, or looking to go pro? Here are the key resources in our library to suit YOUR stage on the Historical Tailors journey.

4linenpressMariska demonstrates how to clean and starch your lace using techniques derived from original Victorian sources.

squarepicLooking for an invisible way to edge or hem your fabric? Alycia demonstrates how to use a hot tool on synthetic fabrics for the cleanest finish.

squarepic In this series, Nikki looks through the Symington archives to give us a quick overview of the corset shapes of the Victorian era. 

squarepic In this series, Nikki looks through the Symington archives to give us a quick overview of the corset shapes of the Victorian era. 

squarepicIn Part 2 of her series on corset shields, Nikki shows us another variation before recreating it from the original patent! 

squarepicJutta walks us step by step through her reproduction of the spectacular black plunge corded corset from 1890, as seen in Jill Salen's "Corsets".

 

SqarepicZips may not be the traditional method of corset fastener, but they can look extremely striking. Kat shows us several ways to put one into a corset. 

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