Jan 2017

1895 Ventilated Corset, part 2

1895 Ventilated Corset, part 2

Recreating the 1895 ventilated corset using a pattern that Nikki took from the original surviving half in the Symington Collection.

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1890's Symington Corset #2360

1890's Symington Corset #2360

What do you do when it's not going well at all? Breanna proves that a not-so-promising mock-up CAN be turned around and saved.

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The Athletic Corset: Part 1

The Athletic Corset: Part 1

Exploring the new fashion for free movement c.1900, then drafting and fitting an "Athletic Corset" with a stretch panel.

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How to Store Your Corset Collection

How to Store Your Corset Collection

Textile conservator Joni gives you the essential knowledge and some simple ideas for proper care and storage of special textiles.

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Bring Back Sewing: Foundations in 2017

Bring Back Sewing: Foundations in 2017

Have you ever had that nagging feeling that you weren't quite living up to your potential? That guilty feeling really sucks, but it's a good sign, because it tends to be followed, sooner or later, by a moment of decision. Ok. That's it. This is going to change now. It's time...

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