Comfort or Glamour?

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? The obvious answer to the outsider would be yes,...

Corsetry and Pin-Ups

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 Elvgren painted hundreds of tiny-waisted 50s bombshells. This one’s of a girl making a...

How To Tell It’s Bias Binding

It’s 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 undulating curved edges of your corset without...

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