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Headgear for the Valentines shoot

By on February 7, 2015

So I’m vaaaaaguely on track to bring out three new and fabulous corset patterns for Valentines Day, hence the being so quiet! I’ve either been hunched over the sewing machine or emailing round professional pattern graders trying to find one

Corset making complete!
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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 – 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

Poking fun at natural curves for 5 years now.

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

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

Using The 2D Method of Drafting Corset Patterns

By on August 23, 2013

So I’ve been using the 2D method of drafting corset patterns over a bodice block, I’ve not used a bodice block before but Robert Doyle uses it in his book ‘Waisted Efforts’ so I thought I’d give it a go.