Wed 05 Mar 2014
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Using knicker elastic
A few different uses for knicker elastic and how to manage it.
Custom Dye your Corset Laces
How to dye your Sew Curvy laces to match your corset using Dylon dyes
How to use spiral boning
How to effortlessly deal with spiral wire boning. It's easy peasy to cut when you know how.
Trace and mark a corset pattern
Instructions on how to accurately trace and mark a corset pattern first onto paper in order to preserve your master pattern, and then onto fabric.
Make and fit a corset mock up
Information on why and how to make a corset mock up before you start work on your final garment. Includes essential fitting notes.
How to insert the busk fastner into a corset
The busk is often what puts people off making a corset. Find out how easy it is to insert a busk here.
Sew neat boning channels with tape
People often wonder how to sew straight boning channels which look great on the outside of the corset. Here's one easy way to ensure perfectly straight stitching.
Bind a corset
How to give your corset a neat and professional finish with binding.
A quick pictorial guide to building a corset
A very quick guide to corset construction from beginning to end. You can see that it's not really a daunting project, all you need is patience.
Understanding corset patterns
It is easier to make corsets when you understand how they relate to the body. Here is a little guide on which books you can read to find out further information, and why you should read them.
image given with kind permission of Cathy Hay of Foundations Revealed.