Well its been a long time since I have blogged and I apologise. Its been all go at MC HQ so I thought I’d give you a little update and let you know what the future holds! I’ve posted a lot of information about Moody Corsetry goings on on social media, but I appreciate not everyone is on Facebook and Instagram so I’ll try to catch you guys up.
Back in March, scrolling through 2017 entries for the contest, I lamented that, yet again, I hadn't managed to get my act together to enter. I made an open promise that in 2018 I would embrace the challenge. With the decision made long before the “theme” was announced, I wanted to have a trial run at making a cupped corset. Despite the fear of taking on something entirely new, my...
I’ve worked with both before and they’re both incredibly talented so when Liv put a shout out via social media for designers to collaborate I got a bit over excited. I knew I had my spring bride to offer but it was too good an opportunity not to make something special.
One of those things that strikes at the most inconvenient of times and is often AWOL when you really need it.
As you venture into making your creative hobby a business, you are forced to start contemplating things like “target markets” and “business aesthetic”. These are both horrific as far as I’m concerned and I’ve largely avoided them in the hope it would, kind of, sort itself...
So this would be the second corset I’ve made for dear friend Niki, so I was felling pretty confident about getting the fit right.
Initially she was looking for something quite plain, but with a high back and shoulder straps, almost waistcoat style. Whoever this all got thrown out of the window when she bought a new pair of shoes in a blue and white fabric.
So I was first approached about this commission not by Kate herself but by her partner Jim. He wanted to buy her a custom corset as a gift. Fabulous! I was super keen and we were booking in first consultations within weeks.
However, in retrospect, I think this may have been a little soon for Kate. When I first spoke with her she was very unsure of what she really wanted. We had a...
Coming from a self taught back ground, design work is something I’ve always felt a little intimidated to try. I haven’t got an education in fashion design, or a concept of the “rules” to fall back on. Although I am an avid follower of the work of the couture houses that by no means qualifies me to “have a bash” at it myself… or at least so I’d told myself for quite some time.