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U-Plunge Corset Dress

U-Plunge Corset Dress

May guides us through the process of making a corset pattern into a u-plunge corset dress, including fittings and finishings.

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Jessica Rabbit Corset Dress

Jessica Rabbit Corset Dress

Lisa takes on a corsetry challenge and shows us how she created a beautiful quick-change garment for the burlesque stage, including an integrated corset.

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The Darth Vader Underbust Corset

The Darth Vader Underbust Corset

Izabela delves into the making of this modern corset using sheer and synthetic whalebone to achieve a dramatic Gothic, or maybe even ‘cyberpunk’, look.

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Shirtwaist Corset (from corset torso block), Pt. 1

Shirtwaist Corset (from corset torso block), Pt. 1

Using what we learned in her Shouldered Corset Torso Block article, Marianne now shows us how to mock-up, fit and pattern a shirtwaist corset bodice.

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Push-Up Overbust Corset

Push-Up Overbust 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.

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A Simple Broche Corset, Part 2

A Simple Broche Corset, Part 2

Jenni finishes up her simple broche corset with casings, eyelets and binding.

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How to Make a Corset

How to Make a Corset

In this free article, professional corsetmaker and owner of Sparklewren Bespoke Corsetry gives us a solid foundation overview of how to make a corset.

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Electronic embellishment

Electronic embellishment

Working with electronics as embellishment is a lot of fun; the possibilities are almost endless. Nathalie shows us how she uses it in corsetry.

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Flossing Design Library

Flossing Design Library

A unique collection of historic corset flossing designs from which members and non-members can draw inspiration.

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Fall Leaves Corset Dress

Fall Leaves Corset Dress

Let Mother Nature inspire your designs! Izabela walks us through making this one-of-a-kind corset-dress made from seasonally-available materials.

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Colour Theory for Garment Makers

Colour Theory for Garment Makers

Patricia helps guide us through the landscape and terminology of this most broad of terms.

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Corset Design and Embellishment 2

Corset Design and Embellishment 2

We all appreciate a pleasing balance, rhythm, and harmony intuitively - but how do you use them consciously when designing corsetry?

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Corset Design and Embellishment 1

Corset Design and Embellishment 1

Learn how to use key elements and principles of design to create a balanced, professional look in all your corsetry and fashion work.

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Rocky Horror's Magenta

Rocky Horror's Magenta

Don't dream it, be it: Mark comes full circle in his undergarment obsession. Here's his design and construction process!

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Plus-Sized Bras

Plus-Sized Bras

Mark discusses the issues around bra industry sizing standards, and explores how to create bras for different sized cups that are both proportional and attractive.

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The Full-Framed Bra Cup

The Full-Framed Bra Cup

Mark discusses the drafting, fitting and creation of this classic - but notoriously complicated - non-wired bra which gives excellent bust support and shape.

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Goal Setting: A Practical Guide

Goal Setting: A Practical Guide

Selecting goals allows us to dream big, and then reverse engineer those dreams so that we can build towards realising them in our lives.

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How to Create Silk Cutwork

How to Create Silk Cutwork

A fiddly but simple method, and the results are astonishingly lovely. Here's how to create your own couture silk lingerie!

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Bifurcated Shapewear: Re-styling of the Long Leg All-in-One Bodyshaper

Bifurcated Shapewear: Re-styling of the Long Leg All-in-One Bodyshaper

Mark shows us different ways to re-style the Long Leg All-in-One Bodyshaper garment, including sporty & more "intimate" stylings.

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Bifurcated Shapewear

Bifurcated Shapewear

Are garments with a crotch difficult to draft? Not really! Mark creates a basic pattern draft that can be adapted into countless underthings. 

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