Sergei introduces the modern world of integrated corsetry, its origins, and the advantages of merging the corset and fashion layers.
Barbara guides us through the process of making a mock-up, and doing fittings and adjustments, for cupped corsets.
Royal Black shares secrets of creating cupped corsets, using a standard overbust corset pattern & well fitting ready-to-wear bra.
Barbara Pesendorfer, of Royal Black, shares her secret techniques to getting a super smooth outer finish on fabric or PVC using roll pinning.
May continues her discussion by showing us how to apply the invisible method of boning construction to this beautiful plunge-neck corset dress.
May guides us through the process of making a corset pattern into a u-plunge corset dress, including fittings and finishings.
Kim discusses the Welt Seam or Folded Seam method of corset construction, which is quick, precise, and produces a very durable corset.
Barbara explains ways of creating a push-up overbust corset, including important parameters that influence the position of the bust and how to modify them.
Jenni finishes up her simple broche corset with casings, eyelets and binding.
In this free article, professional corsetmaker and owner of Sparklewren Bespoke Corsetry gives us a solid foundation overview of how to make a corset.
Jenni constructs a simple Broche corset to help explore and understand the six rules of good corsetry.
Alisha guides us through the project of making a modern underbust mesh summer corset.
What makes a corset, a corset? Jenni shares her basic six rules of "good" contemporary Victorian corsetry.
Mark dishes out some helpful hints and tools for corset making, including a faster way of cording, plus bone tipping and eyelet reinforcement.
Got a small remnant of beautiful, rare or expensive fabric? Want to try something new - like a hand-quilted motif? Feature it on a petite cincher!
Addressing issues on the positioning of boning channels, discussing the reasons for boning a corset, and providing ideas for experimentation.
Lots of people have asked how to get perfectly straight and even boning channels. Here are a few tips and tricks that'll help you tame unruly stitching.
Many makers find inserting gores and gussets tricky. Two easy step-by-step techniques that will insert them neatly, producing a nice crisp V shape at the bottom.