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Written by Michelle Fitzgerald
Michelle uses the FR Symington drafting method to create a surprisingly comfortable and accurate corded corset.
Written by Cathy Hay
Part 2 now live! We can now add our first flossing design, modelling the technique shown on an original bespoke Victorian corset.
Written by Marion McNealy
Corsets don't have to weigh a lot. Here are a few vintage methods you can emulate to achieve a lightweight, yet strong corset.
Written by Kat Simpson
The Athletic Corset allowed the wearer greater comfort and freedom of movement than ever. Kat tests the claims by making her own.
Written by Anya Kovacs
A fiddly but simple method, and the results are astonishingly lovely. Here's how to create your own couture silk lingerie!
Written by Sara Huebschen
Trying out a unique antique corset pattern with horizontal seams, ideal for tightlacing but also full of juicy design possibilities!
Written by Nikki Swift
Recreating the 1895 ventilated corset using a pattern that Nikki took from the original surviving half in the Symington Collection.
Written by Breanna Bayba
What do you do when it's not going well at all? Breanna proves that a not-so-promising mock-up CAN be turned around and saved.
Exploring the new fashion for free movement c.1900, then drafting and fitting an "Athletic Corset" with a stretch panel.
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