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.
Laura shares her step by step corset construction worksheets for making a two layer corset with and without a waist tape. Never miss a step again!
Binding stays and corsets is frustrating... isn't it? Find out how to perfect your stays and corsets with our indispensible guide!
A hip fin is an external structural embellishment that typically sits over the hip of the corset. Nikki gives us the details on how to get it there!
In this article, Jenni takes us through keeping your silhouette and color in harmony when surface decorating your corsets.
Stripes create an unusual visual interest in your corsetry. Here's how to match stripes perfectly by a simple technique of visualizing pattern matching choices before stitching up the project.
Continuing the series, making a professional corset step by step with Laura's long-awaited Two Layer "Cheat" Method for boning channels.
Continuing the Silverado series, making a professional corset step by step, with Laura's long-awaited how-to for External Boning Channels.
Looking at the cutting and marking process in more detail than ever before - get some new tips by seeing how the pros do it!
Inject some 1950s film noir femme fatale style into your underwear drawer as Mark continues his non-underwire bra making series with "Circle 'n' Spoke" bras.
In Part 2 of this series, Mark discusses some variations on his soft bra theme to create a cup more suitable for a larger bust.
By popular demand, over the next few articles Mark will put down the “underwires from hell” and we'll draft and make some bras without any wiring.
The search for the perfect strapless bra is still ongoing. Could this 1952 example be the one? Mark gives full instructions so you can try it for yourself.
The search for the perfect strapless bra is always ongoing. Instead of pushing up from below, let's have a go at suspending from above with "overwires".
Part 3 of our bra pattern drafting/making series. You have taken measurements and drafted a pattern - now break out the sewing kit!
Practising making corsets in preparation for selling: what exactly should you practise, and what's the most effective way to use your time and resources?
How did Edwardian women support their busts with such low cut corsets? Jen shares the details and patterns of two 1910's brassieres in her collection.
Sunny concludes her exhaustive study of six Belle Époque petticoats by comparing the remaining construction details and techniques.
Sunny discusses the different factors that combine to create the shape of the skirt, and the petticoats that support it. Patterns of the six petticoats are included this month.
Sunny talks about embroidered insertion, lace edging and embroidery. Next month will be the construction of the six petticoats.