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By on February 20, 2015

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The Second Valentines Corset Pattern

By on February 9, 2015

As promised yesterday, here’s an update on what I’ve been sewing over the last few weeks.  As you may know I’m attempting to get three corset patterns ready to launch for Valentines Day. Whether I’ll manage it remains to be

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Headgear for the Valentines shoot

By on February 7, 2015

So I’m vaaaaaguely on track to bring out three new and fabulous corset patterns for Valentines Day, hence the being so quiet! I’ve either been hunched over the sewing machine or emailing round professional pattern graders trying to find one

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Pink Corset Making – Part 6 – Binding & Done!

By on January 15, 2015

So it’s a little later than Monday, apologies! I didn’t have enough of the binding I was using and after searching three stores gave up looking for it and got something else. Here’s where I got up to but with

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Pink Corset Making – Part 5 – Suspender Attachment Test

By on January 9, 2015

I ordered some suspender attachments and I’m very happy with the colour of these peach/pink ones, so with hurdle 1 accomplished – getting a colour that remotely matches my fabric – it was onto the challenge of how to attach them? 

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Pink Corset Making – Part 4 – First fitting

By on December 20, 2014

I’ve had quite a gap between this and the last post on this corset. That’s the problem with waiting for more materials to come in the post – you loose momentum with a project and move onto something else. Plus

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Pretty Fabrics For The Corsetry Stash

By on November 21, 2014

Just a quick one today, Mr Posty brought goodies for the corset making stash so I thought I’d post up some pics. This lace is gorgeous, I bought up a load of black but I’m wishing I’d ordered a bit

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Pink Corset – Part 3 – Pattern Pieces Assemble!

By on November 20, 2014

A few days ago if you remember, I took the two front pieces and attached the busk, I then had only the back eyelet panels left to do before I could attach the front and back to the rest of the

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Vintage Corset Adverts – Various Corset Makers 1901 – 1911

By on November 18, 2014

I’ve started to collect vintage corset training adverts from around the 1900s as they provide a very useful reference for the shape and styling of the original corsets that our modern day corset patterns are based on. I have a

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Pink Corset – Part 2 – Inserting the busk (and the Corset Training mascot)

By on November 17, 2014

Yes I got a little bit further today with my experimental single layer corset training corset. Had a bit of fun with enamel paint too!  So today I found time to insert the busk. I haven’t worked out how to make