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
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
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.
When drafting corset patterns it can be difficult to get all the pieces to match up exactly. So if you’ve ventured into corset designing you may find todays video blog particularly useful… Today I’ve been mostly drafting corset patterns! Yes
Another Year at Corset Training & A Few Changes To Be Made Well it’s a few days after my 28th birthday and give it a few months Corsettraining.net will also be another year older. So it’s a time of reflection
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
Yes it's summer and corsets aren't designed with summer in mind. We attempt to get round it by wearing shorter corsets. Well I'm going a step further-
When you start learning to make a corset you tend to stick to pre made shop bought patterns, and while these are great, sometimes it can be hard to find what your looking for. Little details can be altered on
What is Coutil? For the sake of newbie’s to corset making I’d better just briefly explain what this stuff is, although I’ve covered this before many a time. Coutil sounds fancy but it’s just a fabric designed to make a corset from.
So earlier I went through the virtues of learning how to make a corset yourself, rather than paying for someone else to do it for you. We all know that if your going to corset train seriously, then at some