Fitting

Fitting & Smoothing: Front Hip, part 1

Fitting & Smoothing: Front Hip, part 1

Jenni discusses the effects that shifting the distribution can have on the front hip area of contemporary corsets.

Read more...

Supporting a Large Bust 2

Supporting a Large Bust 2

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?

Read more...

Supporting a Large Bust 1

Supporting a Large Bust 1

Supporting large busts (say, above a D cup) can be tricky. Isabelle shares her guidelines for giving shapely support to larger cups.

Read more...

Fitting the Bustline

Fitting the Bustline

Do you struggle to get the correct fit across the bustline? Learn to get it right without squishing or gapping.

Read more...

Overview of the Fitting Process

Overview of the Fitting Process

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.

Read more...

Fitting: The Secret Skill

Fitting:  The Secret Skill

Laura tackles the single most pressing frustration that FR readers tell us they face: just how do you fit a corset properly?

Read more...

Corsetry for Larger Women

Corsetry for Larger Women

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.

Read more...

Silhouette and Embellishment, pt 1

Silhouette and Embellishment, pt 1

In this article, Jenni takes us through keeping your silhouette and color in harmony when surface decorating your corsets.

Read more...

Silverado Corset, Start to Finish 3

Silverado Corset, Start to Finish 3

Last week, Laura covered the horizontal adjustments to the Silverado pattern. This week she completes the adjustments by covering the vertical dimensions.

Read more...

Silverado Corset, Start to Finish 2

Silverado Corset, Start to Finish 2

Laura takes us step by step through altering the Silverado corset pattern to fit the required dimensions.

Read more...

Silverado Corset 1 (free article)

Silverado Corset 1 (free article)

Using the Silverado corset pattern as an example, Laura Loft shows exactly how to alter a commercial pattern to fit like a professional one.

Read more...

Long Distance Corsetry

Long Distance Corsetry

Many corsetmakers accept long distance orders. Is it a good idea? Jenni explores the benefits and pitfalls, and offers tips and advice.

Read more...

Posture and Corsets

Posture and Corsets

Jennie takes us from the African Bush to the modern chiropractor while discussing perfect posture and how corsets can help!

Read more...

Questions & Answers February 2011

Questions & Answers February 2011

Three awesome questions & solutions: fitting 1770's stays for curvy figures, changing overbust corsets to underbusts, and corsets for apple shape figures.

Read more...

Letters, Questions & Advice: May 2010

Letters, Questions & Advice: May 2010

Help in creating a corset pattern for an asymmetrical figure; advice on dealing with models, corsets and photoshoots; and how to clean everyday corsets.

Read more...

In what order should you fit a corset?

In what order should you fit a corset?

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.

Read more...

Go to top