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  • Pjoning Hook
    Lacis Museum of Lace and Textiles
    Lacis Museum of Lace and Textiles is a gem. Truly, the whole world is jealous of Berkeley because we have this amazing resource right here. Every esoteric textile-related class that you can imagine can be found at Lacis Museum of Lace and Texiles....
  • Victorian Secrets by Author Sarah A. Chrisman
    Victorian Secrets by Author Sarah A. Chrisman
    Victorian Secrets captured my interest the moment I started reading the book. Author Sarah A. Chrisman eloquently shares the true story of her complete transformation from being a “Victorian woman in her heart” to actually living in...
  • Jessica Alba
    Jessica Alba double corset: Alba reveals weight loss secret
    Jessica Alba is sharing her weight loss secrets and is revealing that she wore a double corset after giving birth. Us Magazine reports on April 25 that Alba relied on the corset for three months as she struggled to lose weight. The actress has...
  • Pineapple Stitch bag
    Crochet a pineapple stitch corset shaped drawstring bag (Photos)
    Many uses will be found for this charming bag in a corset shape. Made of thick cotton, it’s perfect to throw your unwashed undergarments into when on vacation. Crochet the matching Pineapple Hat found here: for a cute beach set. Fold it up...
  • Tie Me Up, Tie Me Down
    All tied up: corset lacing is fashionable
    There is something so provocative about corsets. The curve-hugging bodice, with zigzag laces that tie all the way up the back, have been fashionable since the 16th century.Originally created to reduce the waist size, while exaggerating the bust...
  • Dita Von Teese
    Lace me up
    What is a corset?HISTORY OF THE CORSET: The corset is attributed to Catherine de' Medici, wife of King Henry II of France. The corset was originally known as stays in the early 16th century. Stays took a different form in the 18th century....
  • Petticoat for women
    The bare secrets on underwear
    I recently read a great Chicago Tribune article titled, “10 things you might not know about underwear," and wanted to share the story with Examiner.com readers.Inspired by society’s scattered underwear news ranging from the...