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Written by Cathy Hay
A unique collection of historic corset flossing designs from which members and non-members can draw inspiration.
Written by Kelly Cercone
Kelly discusses some basic types of corsetry embellishment techniques to get you started on the road to unique custom creations.
Written by Anya Kovacs
Anya introduces Tambour beading, an embellishment technique using a hook/needle hybrid on fabric stretched in a frame.
Written by Patricia Richardson
Learn how to use key elements and principles of design to create a balanced, professional look in all your corsetry and fashion work.
Written by Nikki Swift
A hip fin is an external structural embellishment that typically sits over the hip of the corset. Nikki gives us the details on how to get it there!
We all appreciate a pleasing balance, rhythm, and harmony intuitively - but how do you use them consciously when designing corsetry?
Paddy explores the technique of tooled flower making, including the tools and materials needed and a walk through of a rosebud.
Written by Nathalie Juillerat
Working with electronics as embellishment is a lot of fun; the possibilities are almost endless. Nathalie shows us how she uses it in corsetry.
Part 2 now live! We can now add our first flossing design, modelling the technique shown on an original bespoke Victorian corset.
Written by Izabela Pitcher
Let Mother Nature inspire your designs! Izabela walks us through making this one-of-a-kind corset-dress made from seasonally-available materials.
Written by Christina Claridge
Step by step to creating simple and complex flossing designs: different threads to use, the right needles, basic stitches and making your own decorative, yet functional, flossing designs.
Written by Jenni Hampshire
In this article, Jenni takes us through keeping your silhouette and color in harmony when surface decorating your corsets.
The hugely talented artist behind Sparklewren Bespoke Corsetry goes into detail about her embellishment processes.
Written by Flo Foxworthy
Flo discusses the process for choosing and applying embellishments to your new lace corset.
Written by Andrea Painter
Taking a design from the Symington sampler, Andrea breaks down the elements and shows how to create it step by step.
Discussing some of the most fundamental stitch types in corset flossing, and using them to recreate designs from the Symington sampler.
Flo guides us through the process of drafting a simple border lace overlay for the top half of an underbust corset.
Written by Laurie Tavan
Stripes create an unusual visual interest in your corsetry. Here's how to match stripes perfectly by a simple technique of visualizing pattern matching choices before stitching up the project.
Written by Alexis Black
Professional corsetmaker Alexis Black shows you how to lay out and pattern match a corset made from asymmetrical printed fabric, with stunning results.
Written by Lisha Vidler
Hand-dyeing is an easy task that produces breathtaking results. Lisha takes us through a variety of methods to get beautiful results!
Lisha concludes her discussion on hand-dyed lace with practical application demonstrations as well as frequently asked questions.
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