How to Build and Fit a Victorian Corset - With Jo Ann Peterson The Two Hour DVD Includes All of the Following: · History of the Victorian corset and time line of technical innovations · How corsets were worn and correct fit explanation · Discussion of modern usage of corsetry techniques on: Appropriate fabrics and how to prepare them; colors and trims. · Complete explanation and demonstration of supplies and tools · Aglets, Awls · Boning, Boning Tape, Busks, Lacing, Lace Beading,Grommets or Eyelets with Setting Tools, Waist Reinforcement, Binding Fitting: How to choose a size, make and use a fitting muslin, and achieve a good fit. Demonstration of fitting muslins on live models. Appropriate pattern alterations and how to make them. Sewing: Correct needle size, stitch length, and machine tension. · Detailed explanation and finished samples of every construction step. Demonstration of final fitting and alteration adjustments. How to lace the back and put a corset on without assistance. Extensive list of corset and fastener supply sources. · Bibliography for more information or further study Note: The DVD is recorded in Region Code 1 which will play in the United States and Canada. International buyers must have a “code free” DVD player to play this DVD. These players are available on the internet.