Jun 2013

1873 T.S. Gilbert 6 Panel Corset, Part 1

1873 T.S. Gilbert 6 Panel Corset, Part 1

Rachel talks us through her journey to re-create this late-Victorian corset, which is ideal for 'well endowed' ladies with a curvy, hourglass figure.

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1908 Corset Sew-Along, Pt. 3

1908 Corset Sew-Along, Pt. 3

In Part 3, Anna guides us through finishing the fitting and getting started on the final version of this Edwardian underbust corset for the 2013 competition.

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Semi Mesh Corset

Semi Mesh Corset

Maja creates a semi mesh corset using spot broche in contrast panels of a transparent fabric, giving a very feminine shape with an accentuated waist to hip ratio.

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3D Pattern Drafting for Corsetry, part 1

3D Pattern Drafting for Corsetry, part 1

Lisa demonstrates ‘the duct tape method’ of pattern drafting - it's especially helpful for people who are better with 3D than with measurements and a calculator.

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1920's Envelope Chemise

1920's Envelope Chemise

Jennifer constructs a 1920's Envelope Chemise - foundation garment for those stunning 'Flapper dresses' - in a way that is fun and practical.

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