Sandra Stuart walks you through enlarging a small diagram to the correct size for the creation of a working pattern, using an 1878 original and Photoshop.
A unique collection of historic corset flossing designs from which members and non-members can draw inspiration.
Ségolène studies a set of stays that are a rare surviving example of mid-18th century functional, working class undergarments.
The Corset Elastique, or Elastic Stay, is an interesting oddity in the little-known world of Regency era corsets. Amanda investigates.
Trying to date a particular corset, track changes in lingerie fashion down to a few years, or just looking for new inspiration? Plenty here to keep you busy...
Why should you care about the history of corsetry? Because the techniques they used to "get the look" can be used by us too.
Two questions and a short story on the Letters page this month: how to make a set of the 1660 watered silk stays from the V&A, alternative lacing and where to find colored eyelets, a short story from 1913.