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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.
Written by Joni Steinmann
Textile conservator Joni gives you the essential knowledge and some simple ideas for proper care and storage of special textiles.
Written by Rosie Dennington
Selecting goals allows us to dream big, and then reverse engineer those dreams so that we can build towards realising them in our lives.
Written by Astrida Schaeffer
During the early 19th century the whalebone, reed and metal that are familar to us were set aside in favour of simple cording.
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