Today I’m going to demonstrate how to curve the busk of your corset for a more deliberately dished front on the longline corset in the video above.The first curve will make it resemble more of a spoon busk, so it wraps around and slightly underneath a full lower tummy,[…]

 Several of you liked the video/post I made on corset fitting issues and how to alter your corset to improve the fit, so I decided to make a “Part 2” where we talk about mending and repairing your damaged corset – and when the repair is manageable, or whether[…]

See the video above for an explanation of several different front closures for corsets – or read away below!HOOK & EYEYou will pretty much never see this in a genuine, off the rack corset (or a couture one, for that matter). If you see a garment marketed as a waist training[…]

Vanyanis Engraved Busk loop Jewellery

The corset has been the inspiration behind iconic photographs, songs, body piercings, and various other art pieces, but I’d like to take a moment and create a gallery to highlight some of the lovely corset-themed jewellery, accessories and adornment. If you have a corset enthusiast in your life and[…]

Orchard Corset CS-426 red cotton

There are quite a few people out there who, if they decided to corset, would not be able to reach around and access any laces behind them – these may include people who may have limited mobility or strength in their arms and shoulders, or those who may[…]

This entry is a summary of the review video “Orchard Corset CS-411 Underbust Review”. If you want visual close-ups, you can watch the video on YouTube here:Fit, lengthCenter front is 10″, shortest part is 8.5″. It’s a shorter corset that fits closer to a cincher on my body. Gives[…]

This entry is a summary of the video “Case Study: Homemade Mesh ‘Corset’”. If you would like more complete information and side notes about the corset, you can watch the video on YouTube here:Fit, lengthCenter front is 11″ high, and I drafted this corset to be very curvy:[…]

Depending on the brand, some corsets have trickier busks than others. I have some corsets that clasp up in two seconds, while other ones I’ve struggled for 5-10 minutes to get those last few knobs and loops to match up. Sometimes I would bend the busk this way[…]

This entry is a summary of the video “‘DISCO ARMADILLO’ PVC Ribbon Corset”. If you would like more complete information and side notes about the corset, you can watch the video on YouTube here:***This was my first attempt at sewing a corset from vinyl. I have to thank[…]

This entry is a summary of the review video “Blue Sweetheart ‘Oiseau’ overbust (with chiffon hips) Review”. If you would like more complete information and side notes about the corset, you can watch the video on YouTube here:Fit, lengthCenter front is 11″, from peak of the bust to[…]

This entry is a summary of the review video “Orchard Corset Maroon Underbust (CS-426) Review”. If you would like more complete information and side notes about the corset, you can watch the video on YouTube here:Fit, lengthGives a nice hourglass shape – this is a Level 3 silhouette,[…]

This entry is a summary of the review video “Wrinkly Pig” Corset Case Study”. If you would like more complete information and side notes about the corset, you can watch the video on YouTube here:***Note: the following are the differences between the “Wrinkly Pig” and the “Tickled Pink”[…]

This entry is a summary of the review video “Gallery Serpentine Victorian Underbust Review”. If you would like more complete information and side notes about the corset, you can watch the video on YouTube here:Fit, lengthVictorian Hourglass shape, nice moderate curves. Center front is 13”. Stops just at[…]

This entry is a summary of the review video “Isabella Corsetry Josephine Underbust Review”. If you would like more complete information and side notes about the corset, you can watch the video on YouTube here:Fit, lengthDramatic curves, extreme hourglass. This is a longline corset coming over my hips.[…]

This entry is a summary of the review video “Heavenly Corsets “Wasp-Waist” Training Underbust Review”. If you would like more complete information and side notes about the corset, you can watch the video on YouTube here:***Note: the following are the differences between the “standard” wasp-waist corset and the[…]

This entry is a summary of the review video “Isabella Corsetry Bat Cincher Review”. If you would like more complete information, detailed close-ups and side notes about the corset, you can watch the video on YouTube here:Fit, lengthDramatic curves, I would say “wasp-waisted”. This corset starts lower down[…]