Great corset making tutorial

Great corset making tutorial - okay.it's not for the tutorial I pin this.something about this half finished corset inspires me.

"Inside of Christian Dior Dress" - joyous.

fashion-is-my-poetry: “ Daria Strokous wearing a vintage Christian Dior gown photographed by Patrick Demarchelier for Vogue September ”

haute couture moulage, drapping at Christian Dior

An example of direct draping technique (moulage), by a modelist at Christian Dior. A remake from a 1939 gown*. * designed for the house of Robert Piguet.

haute couture moulage, drapping at Christian Dior

An example of direct draping technique (moulage), by a modelist at Christian Dior. A remake from a 1939 gown*. * designed for the house of Robert Piguet.

Hong Kong Seam How-To   (From Daryl's Blog: The World from a Weaver's Point-of-View. )

Hong Kong seam finish - good for unlined clothing, and fabric that wants to revel. You do this BEFORE sewing the seams, right after cutting the pieces.

Supporting a Large Bust - drafting a corset for a full figure

Supporting a Large Bust - drafting a corset for a full figure. Great advice on how to trouble shoot various issues with a corsets fit.

Workshop of couturier Mainbocher. Working on Wallis Simpson's trousseau (1939).

Atelier couture, sewing, Fashion atelier, Dressmakers from Mainbocher working on the Duchess of Windsor's Trousseau.

red ruching tip:Now, most of the time your pattern instructions are just going to tell you to “gather between small circles and match notches between front and back” or something like that.    Here is what they are not telling you:  Be sure to work in three dimensions when you really need the piece to look right and have even ruching or gathers.

red ruching tip:Now, most of the time your pattern instructions are just going…

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