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Mannequin Update & Learning How To Make A Corset Pattern In CAD

By on June 25, 2015

If you’ve been reading regularly you’ll know I’ve had a digital mannequin made and had my CAD designer make me a corset pattern on it. The mockup looked like this - The fit was good but not ‘corseted’ enough. So

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Why Steel Boned Corsets?

By on June 15, 2015

Corsets were originally boned with whale bone (which is where corset ‘boning’ got its name I believe) and then later with steels. There are a number of different types used in corsetry but today we’re going to discuss why we use

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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 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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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

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Lucy’s Corsetry Makes A Scarlett Corset Pattern!

By on November 2, 2014

I’ve always been a big fan of Lucy’s videos, I love watching her review corsets and get in close, exploring the details. It’s educational as well as a good opportunity to drool over pretty corsets. So it was something of