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
While some corset makers out there will be familiar with this term, there will be a larger number, especially amoungst the beginners, who haven’t a clue what a ‘Gore’ is. This blog post is for you. It sounds like some
If your learning how to make a corset pattern, or even how to make a bodice pattern with corset boning, then you’ll need a method of drafting your corset design into a pattern. There are several ways of doing this,
When making your corset training corset you should now know from my last post that steel bones are the way to go. You’ll also know that spiral steels are a lot more flexible and bend in many more directions than
So we’re learning how to make a corset? Then why not have some fun with it and make yourself a corset you can’t get anywhere else? That sounds difficult, I’m only a beginner Scarlet! Ah but I’m not talking about
When learning how to make a bodice or corset you will come across a number of corset patterns and knowing how to discern between a good shaped corset or bodice pattern is essential. In a corset pattern the number of
We have a new article up on the articles page called How To Make A Bodice, Not A Corset. The point of which is to give you a bit more info on the difference between a bodice pattern and a
Ok, those of you who already know how to make a corset will probably know what coutil is, but for the newbies there”s probably some confusion. So if your a more advanced corset maker bare with us on this one.