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Four corsets.

Paul and I spent this afternoon dodging the rain, to try and catch a few quick photos of Madame Queeny’s spotty corset, before I send it off in the post to her tomorrow. I’m also sending her the spare fabric, so she can make one of her beautiful hats to go with it. These are [...]

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That’s better.

For anybody looking for the knitting patterns – they’ve moved! I’ve been working with a shopping cart plugin here on WordPress, but it couldn’t accomplish everything I needed from it, so back I go to good old Etsy, with a new account. The shop is looking a little bit empty at the moment. This is [...]

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Pink Tartan and Pink Leopard Print!

Earlier in the week I finished my latest corset – a pink tartan number made from a favourite pair of old trousers. I’d been hoarding the trousers for years and years, despite the fact that they were far too small. I’m glad I did, as I’m very pleased with this new lease of life for [...]

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  Today I took on four new corset orders, to be completed during August. In order that people could choose the fabric that they wanted, I decided to organise a gallery. All of the fabrics shown below are part of my very own fabric stash, which I’ve been collecting since approximately 2004. This is only [...]

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Ta-Da! (Wearing the Fish Almost-Corset)

Ta-Da! Please excuse my silly grin. Here are a bunch of photos of my corset mock-up from the pattern that I drafted last week. Looks pretty good from the front – nice and flat, which I am not! I should have posted a “without” photo, so you could see how much difference this is actually [...]

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I spent all morning faffing around with my printer, trying to put together some packaging for my badges, and sadly failed miserably. As a result, I decided to spend the afternoon doing something a little more productive. So, I made a corset. This is the first mock-up from the pattern I drafted the other day: [...]

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Learning to make corsets.

A long time ago (April 2006), I made a corset. It didn’t fit me, but it did fit Ceri: As it happens I never got around to making another one, and I eventually sold the pattern, forgetting that I still had all the boning for it! (I used plastic boning and hook & eye tape [...]

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