Corset class takes shape

Kellie Riccardo is starting a new corset-making course at Trent Valley Academy G121025-1

Kellie Riccardo is starting a new corset-making course at Trent Valley Academy G121025-1

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IF you’ve found yourself watching costume dramas and envying the women their tiny waists and uplifted bosoms, it might be time to get out the sewing machine.

Those women owed their hourglass figures to the corsets hidden beneath their dresses.

Lacing yourself into such an undergarment might not seem like a very modern thing to do today, but corsets have never really gone out of fashion, according to dressmaker Kellie Riccardo.

 

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