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The New Express Corset Making Course – Coming Soon!

By on March 9, 2014

Sneak peek of the Corset Photo Shoot… The videoing ended a few days ago with a session that finished at 3am. Then, having only had 5 hours sleep, horror of horrors I had to strut about in front of a


Pattern Pieces For A New Corset Mock-up

By on January 4, 2014

OK so I’m sewing these together later but I thought I’d put up some pictures of the corset pattern pieces before I do so you can see them properly. This is what I’ve got up to so far and as

Drafting a Corset Training Corset - first panel

The 3D Method of Corset Pattern Drafting – Draping

By on August 24, 2013

As promised I managed to dig out some photos of the three dimensional method of pattern drafting (as apposed to the 2D flat pattern drafting method we were discussing yesterday). I’m lucky enough to have an old school dress form

Layla under the sewing table

Sewing room clean up

By on August 9, 2013

Today I’m having a late spring clean. Getting the sewing room straightened out for the marathon of corset making I have planned for the next few weeks. I’m also reluctantly getting rid of the ‘extra sewing supplies’ in my tin

how to make a bodice corset

Another Year at Corset Training

By on August 4, 2013

 Another Year at Corset Training & A Few Changes To Be Made Well it’s a few days after my 28th birthday and give it a few months will also be another year older. So it’s a time of reflection

Corset Training – Introducing You to the Realities

By on July 22, 2013

Corset training, likewise referred to as waist training, figure training and the even more familiar tight-lacing, is at its most basic a technique for body modification. The waist and torso are formed using the external pressure produced by the firmly

Do You Make a Corset Open Fronted or Closed Fronted?

By on July 21, 2013

When making a corset training corset or boned bodice you have to decide how you’ll have the front panels. You may choose to have a front closure such as the traditional nobs and loops busk (loops are affixed to a

The Hassle Free Way To Lace Your Corset Training Corsets

By on July 20, 2013

 There are numerous approaches to lacing a corset but for corset training, sticking to a criss-cross technique from top to bottom is the most hassle free option. If you use the rabbit ears technique (also often called bunny ears), this

Need A Cooler Corset Training Corset for Summer?

By on July 15, 2013

Yes it's summer and corsets aren't designed with summer in mind. We attempt to get round it by wearing shorter corsets. Well I'm going a step further-

How can I Tell Quality Coutil For Corset Making?

By on July 10, 2013

What is Coutil? For the sake of newbie’s to corset making I’d better just briefly explain what this stuff is, although I’ve covered this before many a time. Coutil sounds fancy but it’s just a fabric designed to make a corset from.