Draping patterns

Hearts 2: Pattern in 3D

Hearts 2: Pattern in 3D

Re-creating a real Edwardian corset pattern for a modern body, using antique drafting books to find elusive clues.

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Hearts 1: Draping a Pattern

Hearts 1: Draping a Pattern

Interpreting this unusual and sophisticated Edwardian design into a contemporary corset is a wonderful challenge that I am thrilled to share!

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3D Pattern Drafting for Corsetry, part 1

3D Pattern Drafting for Corsetry, part 1

Lisa demonstrates ‘the duct tape method’ of pattern drafting - it's especially helpful for people who are better with 3D than with measurements and a calculator.

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Mannequins: The Shape of Culture

Mannequins: The Shape of Culture

The first of a series in which Anya will summarise her mannequin quest to assist in creating your own dress form or display mannequin.

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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?

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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.

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