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Crystal Whistlejacket Corset Cincher

Crystal Whistlejacket Corset Cincher

Got a small remnant of beautiful, rare or expensive fabric? Want to try something new - like a hand-quilted motif? Feature it on a petite cincher!

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Planning Boning Channels

Planning Boning Channels

Addressing issues on the positioning of boning channels, discussing the reasons for boning a corset, and providing ideas for experimentation.

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Perfect Boning Channels

Perfect Boning Channels

Lots of people have asked how to get perfectly straight and even boning channels. Here are a few tips and tricks that'll help you tame unruly stitching.

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Basic Flexible Busk Insertion

Basic Flexible Busk Insertion

A tricky skill to master: Laura details a few techniques on how to do it right first time, every time - and how to keep your stitching straight.

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Wrinkle Free Gores & Gussets

Wrinkle Free Gores & Gussets

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.

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Step-by-Step Worksheets

Step-by-Step Worksheets

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!

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Saving Time and Effort

Saving Time and Effort

Laura shares her foolproof system for preventing wasted time and effort with some simple organizational tools.

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Perfect Binding

Perfect Binding

Binding stays and corsets is frustrating... isn't it? Find out how to perfect your stays and corsets with our indispensible guide!

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Tambour Beading

Tambour Beading

Anya introduces Tambour beading, an embellishment technique using a hook/needle hybrid on fabric stretched in a frame.

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Exploring Corset Embellishments

Exploring Corset Embellishments

Kelly discusses some basic types of corsetry embellishment techniques to get you started on the road to unique custom creations.

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The Art of Ribbon Embroidery, Part 2

The Art of Ribbon Embroidery, Part 2

Lisha shows us some advanced techniques for this beautiful form of embroidery.

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The Art of Ribbon Embroidery, Part I

The Art of Ribbon Embroidery, Part I

Lisha guides us through the process of this alternate form of embroidery, with delightful results.

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Hand Painted Corset

Hand Painted Corset

Katarina takes us through the process of hand painting corsets for a custom “Pimp my corset” look.

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Silhouette and Embellishment, pt 2

Silhouette and Embellishment, pt 2

The hugely talented artist behind Sparklewren Bespoke Corsetry goes into detail about her embellishment processes.

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Hand-Dyed Lace, Part 2

Hand-Dyed Lace, Part 2

Lisha concludes her discussion on hand-dyed lace with practical application demonstrations as well as frequently asked questions.

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Flossing, part 2: Vs and Chevrons

Flossing, part 2: Vs and Chevrons

Discussing some of the most fundamental stitch types in corset flossing, and using them to recreate designs from the Symington sampler.

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Hand-Dyed Lace, Part 1

Hand-Dyed Lace, Part 1

Hand-dyeing is an easy task that produces breathtaking results. Lisha takes us through a variety of methods to get beautiful results!

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Matching Stripes in Corsetry

Matching Stripes in Corsetry

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.

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Pattern Matching for Corsets

Pattern Matching for Corsets

Professional corsetmaker Alexis Black shows you how to lay out and pattern match a corset made from asymmetrical printed fabric, with stunning results.

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Silverado Corset, Start to Finish 6

Silverado Corset, Start to Finish 6

Continuing the series, making a professional corset step by step with Laura's long-awaited Two Layer "Cheat" Method for boning channels.

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