Marta Połetek

Working with Burlap/Jute

Working with Burlap/Jute

Marta discusses the merits of burlap and how to work with this unconventional material to create a beautiful and unusual corset.

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Sheer Tulle Corset

Sheer Tulle Corset

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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Fake Leather Corded Corset

Fake Leather Corded Corset

Marta continues her exploration of the ‘difficult materials’ field and describes the advantages and disadvantages of using fake leather.

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Leather Corset Making

Leather Corset Making

Leather is considered to be one of the most difficult materials to work with, but it doesn't have to be. Marta shows us a few simple ways to make it easy. 

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Pattern Modification – Corded Corset

Pattern Modification – Corded Corset

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

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Corset Construction: Results

Corset Construction: Results

A while ago, Marta made two corsets from the same pattern, using different methods. Now she presents the results of her test.

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Corset Construction: A Case Study

Corset Construction: A Case Study

Marta sets out to compare multiple layered and stitched, steel boned 'modern' construction to the 'old' methods.

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