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Custom Corsets: Bones, Casings & Busks

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Go beyond the basics: Give your corsets more structure and style!

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What You Get

  • 6 Streaming HD video lessons with anytime, anywhere access
  • Class materials
  • Hours of close-up instruction
  • Answers to student questions from instructor Linda Sparks
  • Closed captioning available (web only)

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Add the custom touches that make your pieces shine. Long-time designer Linda Sparks guides you through a variety of bone casings that elevate the average corset, from hidden support to decorative embellishments.

Lesson Breakdown

1. Invisible Bone Casings
Create the custom touches you want for your corset! Designer Linda Sparks starts class with two methods for sewing invisible bone casings in the middle of a panel, so you can go beyond the seams for more structure. You'll also learn how to sew invisible bone casings at your seams, sewing curves without pins.
2. Designer Bone Casings
3. Designer Mid-Panel Bone Casings
4. Floating Busk
5. Invisible Busk
6. Bones

Taught by

Linda  Sparks
Linda Sparks
Linda Sparks honed her corset-making at a world-class theatre. Now, she's a world-class instructor and the owner of Farthingales Corset Making Supplies, based in Ontario. She shares her 25+ years of experience at major sewing shows across the North American continent and in her book The Basics of Corset Building.

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