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Comfort or Glamour

By on June 1, 2012

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?

Corsetry and pin ups

By on March 17, 2012

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.

How To Make A Corset Some Matching Bias Binding

By on March 11, 2012

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

How To Tell Its Bias Binding

By on March 10, 2012

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

New Angel Corset Pattern

By on March 1, 2012

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

Corsets & Mr Pearl

By on February 28, 2012

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