Antique Corset

Corset Pattern Scaling

Corset Pattern Scaling

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.

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Flossing Design Library

Flossing Design Library

A unique collection of historic corset flossing designs from which members and non-members can draw inspiration.

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18th Century Stays

18th Century Stays

Ségolène studies a set of stays that are a rare surviving example of mid-18th century functional, working class undergarments.

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Regency Era Corset Elastique

Regency Era Corset Elastique

The Corset Elastique, or Elastic Stay, is an interesting oddity in the little-known world of Regency era corsets. Amanda investigates.

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Winterthur Museum Library

Winterthur Museum Library

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...

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Letters, Questions & Advice: March 2010

Letters, Questions & Advice: March 2010

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.

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