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Written by Jennifer Thoreson
Early C20th lingerie evolved to compliment new fashions. Jennifer studies the brassiere as seen in 1921: half corset; half snug fitting, structured tank top.
Jennifer discusses the circular flounce chemise, which adds even more fluidity and femininity to the shape and drape of the standard early C20th chemise.
Written by Anna McIntosh
Anna introduces us to making our own shapewear - allowing you to create retro-inspired pieces especially designed for and to match special outfits!
Taking the block pattern from her previous Envelope Chemise, Jennifer creates more fabulous 1920s-style lingerie; a Step-In Chemise and Ribbon Camisole.
Written by Kelly Cercone
As fashion changed in the early C20th, so did underwear. Kelly guides us through the making of a teens brassiere, or corset cover, to go under an evening gown.
Jennifer guides us through drafting, fitting and decorating a vintage Edwardian-style princess slip; a useful item of underwear in any lady's trousseau!
Jennifer guides us through the process of making a pair of 1922 circular open drawers, or tap pants, as some people call them, from period instructions.
Written by Lucy Emke
Today many burlesque performers commission pasties (small nipple covers) to match their costumes, so the ability to make them is a valuable commodity for a corsetmaker.
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