Tuesday, January 23, 2018

title pic How to Make a Corset for Today

Posted by Edelweiss Patterns on May 25, 2012

  As I shared earlier this week, I love sewing corsets to wear with my vintage dresses and modern clothing!  Unlike the painful Victorian contraptions we imagine corsets being, a well-fitted corset can be extremely comfortable, helpful(!), and not the least bit detrimental to your health.  For the last four hundred years (and arguably longer), […]

title pic Debunking Corset Myths

Posted by Edelweiss Patterns on May 20, 2012

One of the biggest helps I have found in vintage photo shoots is wearing a corset!  And no, my corset is not painful, dangerous, or suffocating like the old films may portray.  The word “corset” might conjur up images of Judy Garland gasping for air as her on-screen sister tightens her laces in “Meet Me in […]

title pic The Lavender 1950s Party Dress – Butterick Retro Pattern 5708

Posted by Edelweiss Patterns on May 6, 2012

A Lavender 1950s Party Dress Hello Ladies!  Here is my latest 1950s party dress made from the newly released Butterick 5708, a great vintage design which has some details not usually seen in retro reproduction patterns.  I’m having a giveaway for this pattern on my Facebook page which I’ll give more details about in a minute, […]