Jenni addresses the combination of patterning, support, body type and fabric to get a perfectly smooth fit.
Jenni discusses the effects that shifting the distribution can have on the front hip area of contemporary corsets.
Analysing the secrets of success of the finished corset from the last article, plus: how can gussets and shoulder straps be used to support a large bust?
Supporting large busts (say, above a D cup) can be tricky. Isabelle shares her guidelines for giving shapely support to larger cups.
Do you struggle to get the correct fit across the bustline? Learn to get it right without squishing or gapping.
You fix a bustline problem, but then fixing the waist makes the bustline look wrong again... here are some step-by-step techniques for fitting corsets right the first time.
Laura tackles the single most pressing frustration that FR readers tell us they face: just how do you fit a corset properly?
Heaven forbid we have to design or cut for a waist over 26”. As the body gets fatter, it becomes impossible to work with, right? Wrong.
In this article, Jenni takes us through keeping your silhouette and color in harmony when surface decorating your corsets.
Last week, Laura covered the horizontal adjustments to the Silverado pattern. This week she completes the adjustments by covering the vertical dimensions.
Laura takes us step by step through altering the Silverado corset pattern to fit the required dimensions.
Using the Silverado corset pattern as an example, Laura Loft shows exactly how to alter a commercial pattern to fit like a professional one.
Many corsetmakers accept long distance orders. Is it a good idea? Jenni explores the benefits and pitfalls, and offers tips and advice.
Three awesome questions & solutions: fitting 1770's stays for curvy figures, changing overbust corsets to underbusts, and corsets for apple shape figures.
Help in creating a corset pattern for an asymmetrical figure; advice on dealing with models, corsets and photoshoots; and how to clean everyday corsets.