Marta continues her exploration of the ‘difficult materials’ field and describes the advantages and disadvantages of using fake leather.
Latex corsets are a contradiction: stretchy, not firm; glued, not sewn. Sannie Kralt shows you how to make one for yourself.
What better way to create a corset that stands out from the crowd than to give it a visually striking front opening that's not only beautiful looking, but sturdy and quick to use?
Historical fashion magazine corset ads say over and over again: "Available in white or drab coutil, or fast black sateen". But what colour is "drab" exactly? And how can you make it cheaply?
Jeremy covers how to use python scripts to create custom corset patterns on your computer with any given measurements.
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.
Mark shows us how to achieve clean lines and repeatable accuracy in his introduction to the use of Computer Aided Design for beginners.
Corset patterns always seem to be too small or too big at the bust. Here's a deceptively easy fix - a method that works even for large changes.
The revolutionary, free tutorial that enables you to create a unique, beautifully fitting corset from ANY pattern - antique or new.
Lumbar hyper lordosis, alias 'sway back', creates a special challenge when drafting a corset. Amber shares her expertise and experience.
Laura tackles the single most pressing frustration that FR readers tell us they face: just how do you fit a corset properly?
Caroline tries different ways of laying and cutting her Symington pattern to create a wrinkle free corset - the holy grail for many corsetieres.
The joy of a beautifully made corset is in the details. Sara shows us how to finish a corset so it looks just as clean and beautiful inside as out.
Little things make all the difference. Sara shows us five tricks that are often overlooked, but can make a big impact in our work!
Nikki helps us identify different seam types and how (or how not) to use them in your corsetry creations.
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.
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 constructs a simple Broche corset to help explore and understand the six rules of good corsetry.