Here's a blog post on how making bags improved not only my sewing skills but my corset making skills no end.
|Erica, Emily, Tamina and Michele learning how to flat pattern a corset from scratch|
|She's ARRIVED!!! Glee!|
|My new Janome 1600P - she is fast.... very very fast|
|Scaling the pattern|
|Working out the stitching methods ..|
|et Voila! An 1884 pregnancy corset (no she isnt!) come to life, with 'steam punk' customisation in process|
|The lining of my wedding skirt|
|Here is Helen making a semi hooped petticoat with broderie pleated trim.|
This was to be worn under a dress for a masked ball!
|This is Jane who has been on two corsetry courses with me and who is|
making a Steampunk costume
|Does my bum look big in this?|
|Here is Suzy making with her petticoat that goes over the hooped bustle petticoat|
|With and without the cage underneath|
|Does my bum look big in this #2 - I'm trying on EVERYTHING at the same time!|