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Feb 2010

Recreating an 1880s corded corset, 2

Recreating an 1880s corded corset, 2

Yes, this corset is a labour of love. Yes, doing all that cording takes ages. Was it worth it? YES! This is a lovely corset, comfortable and fun and easy to wear and it looks so unusual and smart.

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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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Step-by-Step Worksheets

Step-by-Step Worksheets

Laura shares her step by step corset construction worksheets for making a two layer corset with and without a waist tape. Never miss a step again!

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Saving Time and Effort

Saving Time and Effort

Laura shares her foolproof system for preventing wasted time and effort with some simple organizational tools.

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Matching Stripes in Corsetry

Matching Stripes in Corsetry

Stripes create an unusual visual interest in your corsetry. Here's how to match stripes perfectly by a simple technique of visualizing pattern matching choices before stitching up the project.

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Letters, Questions & Advice: February 2010

Letters, Questions & Advice: February 2010

This month we have four questions: transferring marks to the garment, how to sew a challenging area on an 1891 Ageless patterns corset, bias cut panels on Teens corsets, how to adjust a pattern for a client's challenging hip area

 

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Case Study: Joanne Arnett

Case Study: Joanne Arnett

Joanne Arnett is sewing her way through every corset pattern in Norah Waugh's book, Corsets and Crinolines. Making corsets, she says, is like building bridges on the body.

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