All about corset making and corsetry components

A blog with plenty of information on Corset Making and corset making supplies.

A new "From the Archives" series will be published every Wednesday and Saturday from 25 February 2023, until 26 March 2023, and these posts will contain 'old' information on corset making which will be updated for the revamped Learn Corset Making information portal whereever that may be.

From the Archives : Old links to free corset making tutorials all over the internet

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free corsetry tutorials from around the internet
Checkout the Sew Curvy Facebook album
for more corset making information
The best online resource on the net (apart from this page ofcourse!)
The Merry Corsetiere - a live journal community which is not active anymore but which has the best archive of know how from today's best corset makers 'before they were famous'
using the folded seam method of corset construction, and incorporating turn of cloth with fashion fabric
by Sidney Eileen
blog post from 2010 by Katafalk
free article on Foundations Revealed - a good starting point
All about seams for corset making from Live Journal
This is a long one but it contains all the information.  
Read all the entries and all the comments.  I promise, you'll find some real gems!
A video demonstrating the use of Clover pressing bars!
this is from my 'memories' on Live Journal back in the day
A quick video overview by Prior Attire
A video overview of how to make a WW1 Edwardian corset including a quick way to create lapped seams for the corset.
This is a brilliant article by my friend and collegue Kate Moir of "Totally Waisted".  She is still the expert on how to make corsets appear to be totally balanced when infact they are totally different on each side.
This thread on live journal discusses raising the bust line for a larger bust.
This method works.  Try it.
This thread on live journal is packed with information on how to make gussets for the bust area on a fuller bust corset
If you want all of this information and more under one roof, then my e-book "Corset Making from beginner to intermediate" is the thing.  
Click here for more info and a preview.
Fan Lacing Tutorial from The Merry Corsetiere on Livejournal
Pattern Manipulation - How to re-pattern a corset pattern by Sparklewren on Livejournal
Related Tutorials
by Alison Campbell of Crikey Aphrodite
including chemise, drawers and crinoline cage
this is the sort of petticoat for a flat fronted skirt with bustle
this uses the Truly Victorian Pattern available on this site
This is a tutorial on how to make Truly Victorian patterns available on this site.
For the more adventurous there are some bizarre antique patterns on haabet - a Dutch site full of interesting bits and bobs
Sewing and craft related, relevant for corsetry
A great article with graphics by Threads Magazine
Another great tutorial from Threads, on the best and most effective ways to paint lace trim
so that you can colour co-ordinate your projects and let your imagination run completely wild!

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