Custom Corsets and Corset Making Workshops

Special Note to Costume College Students

Thank you for signing up for my workshop this coming summer! Now, to get ready for class, we need to get your kit together! Please do these two things: 1) Read this page, and 2) sign up for your kit at the bottom of this page. Thanks!

Celebrating 10 years!

This workshop is “intermediate” skill level, but many of those new to sewing do very well and are welcome to join! Corset making is not only a fun hobby, but it also develops skills applicable to many of your other projects. Essential skills for this workshop include:

  • Good machine control
  • Sewing a straight line
  • Read and apply measurement from a common ruler
  • Accurately cut out and mark match points on a commercial pattern

About the Class

Soon after I began teaching this workshop until it became clear that many students had problems with the same few steps. Through trial and error, I have developed simple tools and techniques to prevent problems and make this course more fun and rewarding. In addition, I have used these tools and techniques in my business creating custom corsets.

The biggest obstacle for corset workshop success is the limited time to fit each student at the beginning of the workshop, so they can get their corset pieces cut out and ready to learn corset construction. In order to avoid this roadblock, Costume College has graciously provided extra time and space Thursday evening for us to devote more time to fitting, prepping patterns, and cutting out which allows us to focus on the essentials of corset making during Friday’s workshop!

Notions and Supplies

A complete corset kit is provided with for the Victorian Corset Workshop, including the following design options to chose from:

  • 3 Coutil colors
  • 3 Embroidery designs
  • Over 20 Trim colors

To create your personalized corset kit after you have registered for the Victorian Corset Workshop through Costume College, please register below. In early July, I will send out workshop information along with the supply list that so you will be ready for corset success! I can’t wait for your corset to come alive in August!

Look over this page for colors & details:

Now, please fill out this form, so I can prepare your kit: