Learning corset patterning with us

I came into Nero to read and relax, and they were playing Lauren Housley (my lad plays drums with her band quite often). Lovely coincidence.  It's been a busy week. Monday/Tuesday I had the delightful and talented Joni of Rainbow Curve Corsetry here to study pattern drafting. My brain is so distracted by learning how … Continue reading Learning corset patterning with us

Corsetry Patterns a-go-go!

So, clever Marion (former editor at Foundations Revealed) is publishing a book... of historical corset patterns from 1900-1922! This is exciting. Those years are not much addressed in contemporary corsetry, and since there are 19 different patterns I imagine the book will provide a really nice overview of the changing silhouette of the time. Should be … Continue reading Corsetry Patterns a-go-go!


Lovely week, both for work, play, and ponies. Spring is actually here. Thursday, in particular, was glorious. Everyone was happy, ponies playing in the fields, humans enjoying their work, the goat sunbathing, and the sheep doing as they always do... I love being outdoors anyway and don't mind mud and muck, but a day like that, … Continue reading Details

What tight jodphurs teach us about corsetry

I have heard that it's foolish to buy clothes to "slim into", but I did just that recently as someone was selling some lovely jods cheap online which looked to be just one size too small for me at present fitness. It transpires they do actually fit  they just don't fit. Yet.  Whilst nearly the entire … Continue reading What tight jodphurs teach us about corsetry