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Written by Jeremy Erwin
Jeremy covers how to use python scripts to create custom corset patterns on your computer with any given measurements.
Jeremy discusses the concept of a "pivot" line to draft patterns, and drafts a 1950s girdle and a 50s longline bra to demonstrate.
Written by Marion McNealy
A mysterious pattern book from the 1920s reveals its secrets... including two beautiful Edwardian corset patterns you haven't seen!
Written by Lelanie Kotze
Lelanie experiments with removing the gussets from an Edwardian corset pattern to suit her modern sensibilities about, and style of, corsetmaking.
In this series, Jeremy presents two different 1911 corsets that share the same back and have similar design elements, and describes the drafting of both.
Written by Nikki Swift
Nikki guides us through the mysterious waters of the pipestem corset, including a bit of history and a lesson on what is / is not a pipestem.
Written by Cathy Hay
It's fun to play with the original Symington Victorian corset patterns - but here, for the first time anywhere, is how to draft one yourself.
How to make your own personalised custom corset pattern, based on corset designs of the late 1870s... this might just be the best corset pattern you'll ever use.
Written by Lisa Armstrong
Lisa demonstrates ‘the duct tape method’ of pattern drafting - it's especially helpful for people who are better with 3D than with measurements and a calculator.
In this second article of his series on two fascinating Edwardian corsets, Jeremy now drafts a pattern for the 1911 corset with bra cups.
Lisa uses the pattern drafted in part one to create a mockup and finished 18th century inspired corset with garter tabs.
The revolutionary, free tutorial that enables you to create a unique, beautifully fitting corset from ANY pattern - antique or new.
Written by Marianne Faulkner
Marianne guides us through the steps to make a shouldered corset torso block, from which we can integrate corsets with outerwear garments.
Written by Marta Połetek
Marta breaks with tradition from her usual leather corsetry to make a beautiful corded corset and discuss some pattern modifications therein.
Written by Mark Garbarczyk
Mark shows us how to achieve clean lines and repeatable accuracy in his introduction to the use of Computer Aided Design for beginners.
Written by Jill Salen
Jill Salen, author of Corsets: Historical Patterns & Techniques, shares her technique for making corset patterns from the original antique corsets that you can find in museums.
Simple underbust corsets are a staple for corset wearers and makers. Here are the patternmaking tools and techniques to get you started right. (Updated 6/21/12 with clarified drafting instructions)
Written by Anthony Canney
Anthony guides you through drafting out a well-fitted, comfortable masculine corset pattern ready for seam allowances and mocking up.
Written by Lisha Vidler
Guiding you through the process of designing and creating your own maternity corset from the Victorian era.
Written by Sandra Stuart
Sandra Stuart walks you through enlarging a small diagram to the correct size for the creation of a working pattern, using an 1878 original and Photoshop.
Written by Laura Loft
Corset patterns always seem to be too small or too big at the bust. Here's a deceptively easy fix - a method that works even for large changes.