How to Use Boning in a Bodice?

Answer Whalebone in corsets helped women whittle their waists and achieve the perfect hourglass figure in the days before Spandex. Today, nylon, polyester and steel boning shapes strapless evening wear, b... Read More »

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How to Sew a Bodice?

This article would benefit from step-by-step photos. You can help wikiHow by adding photos to this article. Click here for instructions. Notice added on 2010-06-30.A bodice that fits can make you f... Read More »

How to Make a Simple Bodice or Corset?

Corsets or bodices serve to mold the body to an ideal shape. During the 1500s, corset use became widespread as clothing styles required undergarments to flatten a woman's curves and raise her bust.... Read More »

How to Use a Boning Knife?

Boning knives are thin, sharp, flexible knives that are used to remove the bones and skin from meat and fish. The special curved blade of the knife allows you to work it around any joint or bone, c... Read More »

What Is Boning in Corsetry?

Corsets began life in the 16th century as a form of girdle, a garment meant to accentuate a woman's curvy figure by cinching her at the waist. It evolved over time to become the fashion statement i... Read More »