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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 Joni Steinmann
Textile conservator Joni gives you the essential knowledge and some simple ideas for proper care and storage of special textiles.
Written by Nikki Swift
The changing face of the busk: different styles and their uses, present day innovations and possible futures.
Written by Marianne Faulkner
Marianne discusses the tools available to aid corsetieres - outlining the options available in each area of the corsetmaking process.
Written by Astrida Schaeffer
Coraline? You may have seen it advertised in an old corset ad, but what was it? Astrida investigates and explains.
Sewing with fine, slippery fabrics like silk crepe, gauze, habotai and chiffon can be scary. Marion aims to help us navigate these rough waters.
Written by Kelly Cercone
The home sewer's approach to leather corsetmaking, one part professional technique, one part broke college student ingenuity.
Written by Melanie Buß
Melanie discusses closures for latex outfits, including when and exactly how to set both visible and invisible zippers into latex.
Written by Sannie van der Horst
Latex corsets are a contradiction: stretchy, not firm; glued, not sewn. Sannie Kralt shows you how to make one for yourself.
Melanie tackles how to buy materials for working with latex, as well as some basic gluing and seaming skills, and safety advice you need.
Written by Rebecca Hedges
High quality leather work of this kind is recognisable by its well-finished edge. Rebecca takes us through the process.
Rebecca explains the tools of leatherwork by taking you through an example of carving leather. Follow along and try a new skill!
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