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Written by Emma Harrington
The sailor suit was a ubiquitous part of the Victorian era. Emmalia explores its development and why it was so popular.
Written by Astrida Schaeffer
Four very different extant dresses highlight how a frugal approach to garment construction once informed sewing technique.
Written by Christina DeAngelo
You can never have too many bicycle bloomers. Here's how to make a pair with a poofy leg, and another pair with a really poofy leg.
Written by Lisha Vidler
Continue to refresh and strengthen your core fabric manipulation skills with gathered ruffles and pleating techniques.
Written by Katy Werlin
A straightforward overview of the basic styles of women's dress that dominated the first half of the 18th century.
Written by Marion McNealy
What are the key design hallmarks of an authentic 1920s hat, making it unique and special and setting it apart from later imitations?
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