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Layla under the sewing table

Sewing room clean up

By on August 9, 2013

Today I’m having a late spring clean. Getting the sewing room straightened out for the marathon of corset making I have planned for the next few weeks. I’m also reluctantly getting rid of the ‘extra sewing supplies’ in my tin

The Hassle Free Way To Lace Your Corset Training Corsets

By on July 20, 2013

 There are numerous approaches to lacing a corset but for corset training, sticking to a criss-cross technique from top to bottom is the most hassle free option. If you use the rabbit ears technique (also often called bunny ears), this

What’s in a curve?

By on May 31, 2013

What’s in it? The curve of a corset? Is it just luck that some girls turn into walking hourglasses when they don a corset, while others tend to get a straight up straight down effect? Or is it a case

Corset Training & Healthy Skin

By on April 22, 2013

When you start to corset train one of the things you don’t realize is how much of an effect it will have on your skin and its overal condition. Its not until you start to tight lace on a daily

Costume or Corset?

By on September 11, 2012

There can be some confusion about the difference between a corset and a costume, theatre or plain old fancy dress outfit with a corset-like appearance. Having made a lot of corsets I can tell if the quality is lacking, but

Jazz it up with alternating corset pattern panels

By on June 5, 2012

I’ve been asked by an inexperienced corset maker – what might be an easy way to make a corset look exciting without too much extra effort or sewing. Well that’s an easy one as their are lots of ways to

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?

To Moisturise Or Not To Moisturise

By on May 13, 2012

So why have I launched into a blog post about skin care? Well I’ll tell you, although if your already a long term tight-lacer you’ll not need telling. One of the important and widely debated factors in corset training is

Corset Training Before And After 1

By on April 12, 2012

So what you need to know before corset training and what you can expect after? Now I know I say this a lot but you really can”t rush or force your body into corset training. There really is no point

Seam Allowance & Fusible Interfacing When You Make A Corset

By on November 24, 2011

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.