What if all your painstaking embroidery is from the wrong period entirely? Avoid the nightmare with part 2 of Denise's essential guide!
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What's not to love about a bustle gown? Christina puts aside the lobster tail, makes some different bustles and compares the effects.
Memory is fallible, so if you get a chance to photograph a museum collection, do it! Here are Marion's tips for great pictures in museums.
Exploring Charles Frederick's story to find the secrets behind his genius, and thus capture the magic of Worth in our own work.
Meet Slogger Rose of The Ragged Victorians, who reject silks and crinolines to portray the great unwashed of 19th century society.
With a little practice you can draft an 1890s sleeve just like the pros used to. Here, Nicole walks us thorugh several different sleeves from 1897.
Can't afford bespoke historic shoes to match your outfit? Caroline shows how to dye and embellish store-bought shoes to make them your own.
Nikki continues her journey through the world of Swiss Waist Belts, drafting one from scratch and one from an original Victorian pattern.
If specialist period shoes are outside your budget, here's how to revive, alter or modify existing shoes with skills you already have.
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