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The two-part video series on making the Victorian reproduction corset can be found here-
Pattern testing: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zhc05WtISV4&t=653s
Sewing process: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JWzXDuwrAgQ&t=174s
Abby Cox’s experience wearing 18th c dress (including her experience in stays): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DyWnm0Blmh4
‘Every Woman’s Encyclopaedia’ c. 1910 for an Edwardian exercise routine: https://archive.org/details/everywomansencyc02londuoft/page/864/mode/2up
(Images of exercise instruction taken from this source.)
 Studies on the resiliency of internal organ composition and permanent alteration only being found in those corsetted from young ages is referenced in Steele, Valerie. “The Corset: A Cultural History”, 2003, Chapter 3.
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