Do you have to make a choice between comfort and glamour? I’ve found that with everything from shoes to underwear the world of fashion insists we make that choice, but does it have to be that way with the corset?
For those of you learning how to make a corset this might amuse! I had to share this image of one of my fave pin up artists paintings from the 50s. Gil Evgren painted hundreds of tiny waisted 50s bombshells.
Want a really professional finish to your corset making? Then make your own bias binding. Don’t get me wrong I use the pre-made bias binding a fair bit, but for when the shop bought plain colors just don’t sit right
Its important when sewing corsets to use bias binding on your corset edges both top and bottom because, as we discussed in the last post, the stretch properties of fabric cut on the bias allows it to go round the
I have another new downloadable and printable corset pattern for sale! The Angel Underbust which is made with a larger number of panels to make it super curvey and allow for more seamed boning – this means you can use
I’ve been asked a few questions about Mr Pearl and who he is. I wrote a blog post a while about Mr Pearl but I thought I’d quickly ‘freshen up’ the info as people wanted to know more about him
I had a request for a corset pattern today from Jill who has my DVD but would like a pattern with bra cups. Traditionally that type of pattern is more of an underwear garment to be made from stretch lace
As promised here is the first of my corsetry video quick-guides. Designed to introduce you to corsetry if your a beginner, these videos will familiarise you with basic tools and materials. Check out my first video on the different types of corsetry
Questions from Natasha on seam allowances & fusible interfacing; http://www.janitorvic.com/ gives emergency cash loan Hi Kirsty, I just finished watching and reading your corsetry training videos/pdfs, and I have a few questions. I”m hoping that you can help me out.
Exciting new development! I now have my very own facebook page for Corset Making and two shiny groups for making corsets and corset training! But why have I got three? Well the page is to keep you all updated with gossip and