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    An Interview with: Rosie Red Corsetry & Couture

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MDCdesigns

I am a 16 year male corset and clothing designer from southern California. I get a lot of clothing commissions but I get even more corset commissions I have been sewing for around 2 years and I made my first corset around August of 2013. Read more…

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Embroidery

I’ve been on my learning travels again this month. I like to take courses it opens the mind and expands knowledge. Plus you get to meet some lovely creative people on the way and through my courses I have met some wonderful friends. Read more…

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Big Facebook Changes Ahead.

If you thought it was hard to get engagement with your audience, it’s just about to get far worse. Well for some any way!
Recently Facebook announced new changes for January. Its that big they have to give us a heads up!
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Caroline Woolin excerpt

Corsets by Caroline

Would you say corsetry is an art or a science? Most people would probably agree that it is an art-form. But there are a lot of numbers involved. My opinion is that is both but leans more to one than the other depending on how you approach the patterning process Read more…

Catherine Sanger excerpt

Catherine Elizabeth Sanger

Archive: Seven years ago, I interned with the amazing Velda Lauder as part of my degree in Costume Construction for Stage and Screen, and she set my mind firmly on corsetry. This is a bit of a contrast to the other corsets.. Read more…

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Winter Lingerie Treats

Winter is coming : As we all know, as soon as halloween passes, people start to plan their holiday decorations, parties and presents. At least for me, this is one of the best parts of the year! And as the planning goes Read more…

Folies Excerpt

Folies Bergere

Established in 1869, then called Folies Trevise was a cabaret music hall located in Paris, France. The venue hosted Operas, popular songs and gymnastics. Florenz Ziegfeld named his broadway shows, the Ziegfeld Follies after the venue. Read more…

Mamzelle Félix Corsets EXCERPT

Mamzelle Félix Corsets

Mamzelle Félix Corsets: While on the quest for a new corsetry challenge, I spotted the “Gold Exotic Corset, 1885″ from the book “Historical Patterns & Techniques” by Jill Salen. The book provides: textual explanations, a reference picture of [only half of] the finished corset, and the pattern copied from the antique corset Read more…

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