Anyone who has ever tried knows that corsets can be extremely difficult, especially if you have never made one before. This beautiful Quilted Gore Corset tutorial by Sidneyeileen shows step-by-step how it was done. She has tons of beautiful corsets.
Looks like back of my anniversary dress except that front is completely beaded (don't worry dad, no skin showing in front). Again, can't post dress, can't let groom see bride before the anniversary party.
For the draping class, we've been doing a soft bustier to try the Madame Grès technique for pleating. The multi-colored grosgrain ribbon will be fully covered, so I used some leftovers from my millinery class.