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Y&N Diagonal Seamed Corset

Y&N Diagonal Seamed Corset

The 1885 ad raised questions. What is a diagonal cut for? Function, decoration, or gimmick? Katarina has a go at making one to find out.

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1880s Corded Corset

1880s Corded Corset

This corset uses machine corded fabric instead of bones to stiffen the panels into an impressively curvaceous shape. Here's how to make a corded corset yourself.

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Plus Size Corset Pattern

Plus Size Corset Pattern

We look in detail at a rare antique shop find - a real, plus size Victorian corset with a 38" waist - and then we give you the pattern.

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The Sanakor Plunge Corset, Part 1

The Sanakor Plunge Corset, Part 1

Nikki introduces us to this beautiful and unique corset, and begins the task of bringing it to life by taking a pattern from an original.

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The S-Bend in Context

The S-Bend in Context

The S-Bend is probably the most misunderstood and under-studied corset fashion in history. Marion separates the myths from the reality.  

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Why Plastic is Better than Steel

Why Plastic is Better than Steel

Luca details why we should be using synthetic boning instead of steel for certain applications, and why it is actually more authentic!

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The Modern Corsetiere's Studio

The Modern Corsetiere's Studio

Marianne discusses the tools available to aid corsetieres - outlining the options available in each area of the corsetmaking process.

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Flat Steel or Spiral Boning?

Flat Steel or Spiral Boning?

Corsetmaking presents no one-size-fits-all solutions. Jenni conducts a unique experiment to compare the effects of four different types of steel in her bespoke corsets.

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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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Corsetmaking Revolution

Corsetmaking Revolution

The revolutionary, free tutorial that enables you to create a unique, beautifully fitting corset from ANY pattern - antique or new.

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Roll Pinning Techniques

Roll Pinning Techniques

Barbara Pesendorfer, of Royal Black, shares her secret techniques to getting a super smooth outer finish on fabric or PVC using roll pinning.

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U-Plunge Corset Dress

U-Plunge Corset Dress

May guides us through the process of making a corset pattern into a u-plunge corset dress, including fittings and finishings.

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Perfect Binding

Perfect Binding

Binding stays and corsets is frustrating... isn't it? Find out how to perfect your stays and corsets with our indispensible guide!

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Confessions of a Corsetry Intern 1

Confessions of a Corsetry Intern 1

Learning 'on the job' is a great way to pick up skills. Rosie explains the ‘why, when and how’ of securing a corsetry internship.

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