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Written by Rebecca Hedges
Ever admired hand tooled leather corsetry? Here's how to select, purchase, and plan corsets with it, for those who are more used to fabric.
Written by Melanie Buß
Melanie schools us in the joys of latex clothing, including proper latex care, how to wear latex, and the basic equipment for working with it.
Written by Rachel Haggerty
Tips and advice for working with bobbinet, a sheer, strong, tulle-like fabric that's a surprisingly delicate-looking choice for corsetry.
Information on anything other than the simplest latex corsets is sparse. Melanie takes on a more complex experiment.
Written by Jennifer Garside
Jennifer introduces us to one of the misfits of the corsetry world, the metal corset, which has mysterious roots and purposes.
Written by Kelly Cercone
Kelly compares synthetic (plastic) whalebone with spiral steel by making two identical late Victorian corsets. Which works best?
Written by Marion McNealy
Marion introduces us to tulle and the delightful watercolor effects you can achieve with different color fabric layers stacked on top of each other.
Written by Luca Costigliolo
Luca details why we should be using synthetic boning instead of steel for certain applications, and why it is actually more authentic!
Written by Marta Połetek
Marta discusses the merits of burlap and how to work with this unconventional material to create a beautiful and unusual corset.
Written by Izabela Pitcher
Elastic ribbon corsets give you the look of a corset, but with the comfort of modern garments. Izabela explains what it takes to create one.
Izabela takes the late Victorian Higby corset pattern from her last article and creates a striking, modern Steampunk version using buckskin leather.
Marta shares her experience of creating a beautiful corset out of this sheer material and pinpoints some key discoveries about working with transparent fabrics.
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