Emilie uses the pattern she drafted in part 1 to create her own 1930s Kestos style bra... with suprisingly impressive results for a fuller bust!
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Can a 1930s Kestos style bra offer anything in terms of shape and support to a body with any sort of bust? It's time to draft one and find out!
In search of the perfect 1940's figure, Laura asks how fabric rationing affected underwear, and what was a Utility bra?
Benjamin takes an informed look at historical accuracy in costume design... and where the line should be drawn in period productions.
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Lauren continues her investigations of an antique bustle, completing her recreation using modern materials on a tight budget.
Lauren explores how a genuine late Victorian bustle support was made, and starts her own recreation using modern materials.
Found a beautiful vintage pattern, but it's the wrong size? Laura takes that lovely treasure and shows you how to alter it to fit you exactly.
In the final article of this series, Lyssa shows how to insert a real, working clockwork mechanism into a corsetted gown!
Taking inspiration from her passion for Japanese culture, Lyssa shows us how to use kimono fabric to create a stunning corset.
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