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Computerized Pattern Generation

icon-smJeremy covers how to use python scripts to create custom corset patterns on your computer with any given measurements.

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Mid 20th Century German Corsetry

Mid 20th Century German Corsetry by Jeremy ErwinJeremy discusses the concept of a "pivot" line to draft patterns, and drafts a 1950s girdle and a 50s longline bra to demonstrate.

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Introduction to Corset Cutting

icon smA mysterious pattern book from the 1920s reveals its secrets... including two beautiful Edwardian corset patterns you haven't seen!

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Pattern Alteration: Removing Gussets

icon-smLelanie experiments with removing the gussets from an Edwardian corset pattern to suit her modern sensibilities about, and style of, corsetmaking.

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1911 Corset Pattern Draft, Part 1

icon-smIn this series, Jeremy presents two different 1911 corsets that share the same back and have similar design elements, and describes the drafting of both.

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The Pipestem Corset

squarepicNikki 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.

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Draft a Symington Corset Pattern

icon smIt's fun to play with the original Symington Victorian corset patterns - but here, for the first time anywhere, is how to draft one yourself.

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Draft Your Corset Pattern

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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.

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3D Pattern Drafting for Corsetry, part 1

icon-smLisa 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.

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1911 Corset Pattern Draft, Part 2

icon-smIn this second article of his series on two fascinating Edwardian corsets, Jeremy now drafts a pattern for the 1911 corset with bra cups.

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3D Pattern Drafting for Corsetry, part 2

icon-smLisa uses the pattern drafted in part one to create a mockup and finished 18th century inspired corset with garter tabs.

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Corsetmaking Revolution

icon free smThe revolutionary, free tutorial that enables you to create a unique, beautifully fitting corset from ANY pattern - antique or new.

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Shouldered Corset Torso Block

icon-smMarianne guides us through the steps to make a shouldered corset torso block, from which we can integrate corsets with outerwear garments.

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Pattern Modification – Corded Corset

icon-smMarta breaks with tradition from her usual leather corsetry to make a beautiful corded corset and discuss some pattern modifications therein.

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CAD: “Corsets Are Digitised”

icon-smMark shows us how to achieve clean lines and repeatable accuracy in his introduction to the use of Computer Aided Design for beginners.

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Patterning Museum Corsets

Patterning museum corsetsJill 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.

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Underbust Pattern Drafting

icon free smSimple 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)

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Corseting the Male Form

icon free smAnthony guides you through drafting out a well-fitted, comfortable masculine corset pattern ready for seam allowances and mocking up.

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Antique Nursing Corset

icon free smGuiding you through the process of designing and creating your own maternity corset from the Victorian era.

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Corset Pattern Scaling

Scaling the PatternSandra 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.

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Full and Small Bust Adjustment

1886 Corset AdvertisementCorset 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.

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