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CL Olmstead's 1912 Corset Patent

CL Olmstead's 1912 Corset Patent

Michelle tackles C.L. Olmstead's 1912-13 corset patent and learns a lot about good corset making, especially about fabric selection...

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Reconstructing a Teens-Era Corset 2

Reconstructing a Teens-Era Corset 2

Jennifer shows you how to alter the pattern from last month, then sew the corset step by step, using the same vintage techniques as in the original.

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Reconstructing a Teens-Era Corset

Reconstructing a Teens-Era Corset

Jennifer shows us an intuitive way to take a pattern from an existing corset. Includes pattern & shopping list for a simple, authentic 1910s corset.

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Story of a Vintage Corset

Story of a Vintage Corset

A tatty old Ebay find leads to a fascinating journey of discovery, recreating both the corset itself and its owner's story.

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Edwardian and 1910’s Brassieres

Edwardian and 1910’s Brassieres

When corsets dipped below the bust in the early 1900s, what did women use to support the bust? How did bras develop into a must-have garment?

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