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A Gilded Age Corset

A Gilded Age Corset

I recently completed this commission for my client in Dubai. She had fallen in love with an extant corset in a private collection and requested that I try to reproduce it as closely as possible. The completed corset is made of black silk satin, silk embroidery, hand applied lace, and a historic reproduction busk closure
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Stills from the Set of Mercy Street

Stills from the Set of Mercy Street

All images courtesy of Anthony Platt/PBS

Riddle Me THIS!

Riddle Me THIS!

What has 32 bones, 34 eyes, 2 tails, and a purple and green skin? A Riddler-themed corset, of course! Inspired by the character the Riddler in the DC Comics Batman series, this is the third commission from a client of mine who lives in Kansas. She wanted this corset for a comic convention she is attending
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Wilde Hunt Corsetry in New PBS Series Mercy Street

Wilde Hunt Corsetry in New PBS Series Mercy Street

Costume Designer Amy Andrews Harrell (Bram Stoker’s Dracula, Signs, Lincoln) recently reached out to me and requested that I create a historic, Civil War era corset for the new PBS drama series Mercy Street. The series will be directed by Ridley Scott (Blade Runner, Alien, Gladiator, Thelma and Louise) and is set to air along
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Vampire Queen Corset

Vampire Queen Corset

My client Monica requested her corset be “Gothic in red and black leather”, so we chose the smoothest, satin finish black leather paired with red metallic leather. We added the details of metallic red leather piping and a black beaded Swarovski crystal jewel at the décolleté. I love how the metallic red leather really glows and
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Announcing The Wilde Hunt Ball

Announcing The Wilde Hunt Ball

I have some very exciting news to pass along! In order to give everyone the maximum possible notice (and the maximum possible sewing time!), we’d like to announce that we are planning The Wilde Hunt Ball, a Victorian Ball organized by the Ohio Historic Costumers ! The target time period for The Wilde Hunt Ball is
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Victorian Corset

Victorian Corset

I wanted to share with you this historically inspired Victorian corset that I recently created for a client who does living history/historical reenactment events. Most of the corsets I create for my label Wilde Hunt Corsetry are made out of leather, so it is fun to create something from a completely different time period and to
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Spotlight Trend: Beaded Corsets

Spotlight Trend: Beaded Corsets

  Recently, in a post on The Lingerie Addict, Marianne Faulkner wrote: “What I think is next for corset embellishment is beading. Not just occasional beaded accents but full-blown, crazy beading.” I was excited to read this for several reasons. It’s pretty clear if you look at my gallery of past work that I absolutely adore beading and I
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Venetian Corset

Venetian Corset

This work is one of three leather corsets that I created for an art grant which I was recently awarded. My inspiration was the Art Nouveau movement and in particular the work of Alphonse Mucha. The Venetian Corset is one of the most challenging corsets that I have ever created. I constructed it from leather panels which I hand-cut with an
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23kt Gold Corsets

23kt Gold Corsets

In a recent newsletter I sent out to my readers I announced that I was recently named a Greater Columbus Arts Council grant recipient, and today I would like to share with one of the works I created in the collection which was part of my proposal to this organization. I named each of the
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