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Written by Alison Kannon
A novel design using curves. We'll learn more about the inventor and his corset, and begin our journey to recreating this beautiful piece ourselves.
Written by Nikki Swift
In part 2, Nikki recreates the design of this unusual Edwardian corset from the Symington collection using the pattern from part 1.
Alison checks the fit of the pattern created in Part 1, researches and tests patterns and numbers of bones, and creates the final corset.
Written by Joanne Arnett
Joanne tackles this elegant and drastically simple Edwardian corset patent, a pattern with only three panels!
Written by Antje Kowalski
Antje tackles the first of two corset designs from Savoye's 1905 patent # 845582, featuring a special panel designed to show off some great embroidery.
Written by Sannie van der Horst
Sannie explains how to tackle resizing and using historical corset patterns with very unusual pattern pieces, such as this very curvy Edwardian example.
Joanne shows how to use old patterns to make beautiful garments that are just not possible with today's mass market sewing patterns.
Written by Jenni Hampshire
Interpreting this unusual and sophisticated Edwardian design into a contemporary corset is a wonderful challenge that I am thrilled to share!
Written by Marion McNealy
The S-Bend is probably the most misunderstood and under-studied corset fashion in history. Marion separates the myths from the reality.
Re-creating a real Edwardian corset pattern for a modern body, using antique drafting books to find elusive clues.
Last month a very decisive 73% of you wanted to see the pattern re-worked twice for the model. This month, we will focus on the first version, as it came off the pattern block.
Jenni alters the antique "Hearts" corset pattern to emulate the archetypal “Edwardian” posture on a modern body, and weighs up the effect on comfort.
Jenni shows off her final Hearts corset and draws some conclusions. She includes some details on fitting and adapting corsets for asymmetrical bodies.
Written by Natasha Streit
Natasha guides us through the patterning and fitting process for this 1907 Daniel Kops corset to achieve an Edwardian S-curve silhouette.
Now the mock-up has been fitted, we move on to the construction of the final corset and find out just how wearable this Edwardian overbust style is.
Written by Sabrina Mark
Sabrina tackles the challenge of making a 1908 Corset, a transitional year between the S-curve era and the straight-line Teens era corsets.
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