Corset Pattern

Corseting the Male Form

Corseting the Male Form

Anthony guides you through drafting out a well-fitted, comfortable masculine corset pattern ready for seam allowances and mocking up.

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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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1911 Corset – CAD Pattern 2

1911 Corset – CAD Pattern 2

Lowana shares the final results of her experiment to test a 1911 Edwardian cupped corset pattern as drafted by CAD software.

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1911 Corset – CAD Pattern 1

1911 Corset – CAD Pattern 1

Lowana shares the results of her experiment to test a 1911 Edwardian cupped corset pattern as drafted by CAD software.

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Shirtwaist Corset (from corset torso block), Pt. 1

Shirtwaist Corset (from corset torso block), Pt. 1

Using what we learned in her Shouldered Corset Torso Block article, Marianne now shows us how to mock-up, fit and pattern a shirtwaist corset bodice.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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Case Study: Joëlle of Atelier Sylphe

Case Study: Joëlle of Atelier Sylphe

Joëlle of Atelier Sylphe isn't an easy corsetiere to categorize; blending historical corsets with modern styling, and mixing with a touch of whimsy.

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