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Spotlight: Mile High Workshop

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Spotlight: Mile High Workshop

Business growth can be tricky. We want to make you all of the undergarments for every era. But the reality is that the corsets and custom theatrical orders keep us plenty busy in-house here at Redthreaded. We lack the setup to get into true batch manufacturing. I am OK with that, because our slower, meticulous approach is one of the things which sets us apart. That's why I was so excited to discover local non-profit Mile High Workshop. I love their mission...to create employment opportunities and provide job training for members of our community seeking to rebuild from addictions, homelessness, and incarceration. They...

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Classes at Costume College 2017!

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Classes at Costume College 2017!

Hi folks, I'm excited to announce that I will be teaching at Costume College for the very first time this year! Costume College is a 3-4 day annual conference held in Los Angeles in the summer.  So what will I be teaching? While I had many requests for workshops, I decided to stick with unlimited attendance lectures/demos this year. These will be easier for me to accomplish for my first year teaching, and it means there are no limits on class sizes. The Measure of a (Wo)ManCynthia SettjeMeasurements are essential for costuming, but taking your own can be an impossible...

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1910's Corsets are Back--Now in Mid Bust & Underbust

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1910's Corsets are Back--Now in Mid Bust & Underbust

Part of the big style update for 2017 involved completely re-vamping the Titanic era corset. I originally patterned it as an overbust, because that tends to be easier for modern costumers to wear and deal with. However, I was never quite happy with where that bust line sat, and there were a few other things I wanted to change as well. The cording and lace was pretty, but was out of step with the rest of the standard corset line and added unnecessary cost. So now, we have Titanic era corsets in TWO styles in both ready to ship and custom...

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Stock Corset Updates: All New Fashion Fabric & Updated Styling for 2017

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Stock Corset Updates: All New Fashion Fabric & Updated Styling for 2017

That's right, we've given the stock corset line a facelift! If you follow us on social media you may have picked up on some re-designing going on behind the scenes. Now we're ready to share! We have changed fashion fabric, updated the patterning for nearly every style, and will be introducing several entirely new styles as well! So exciting! Read on...

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Gibson Girls Come in All Sizes

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Gibson Girls Come in All Sizes

We're Adding Plus Size 1900's S-Bend Corsets! When we introduced the S-Bend Corset earlier this year, we became one of the only makers offering this style in ready to ship, standardized sizing. It has been very popular. Many wearers have expressed surprise at the comfort of it, since this era often gets a bit of a bad rep in that regard. Due to the complexity of the pattern draft, we restricted the initial release to the standard size range. We needed to make sure we were familiar enough with the specific fit challenges of this style before including plus sizing. That's changing! Starting in early December, we will...

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