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squarepicCartridge pleating is one of the best ways to fit a ton of fabric into a small space. Here's two tried and tested methods to accomplish it.

squarepicIn 1890s fashion, giant sleeves are essential. Here's how to get that classic leg o'mutton structure and perfect voluminous shape.

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Jacques DoucetJacques Doucet was one of the great designers of the late 19th and early 20th century. Joy introduces us to the man and his work.

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squarepicSewing instructions continually warn us to avoid bulk. But what is "bulk"? Emmalia explains good bulk and bad bulk...

squarepicThe Romantic Era, 1815-1840, has some of the most iconic hairstyles of any period. Lynn shows us how to create the look for ourselves.

squarepicSteampunk style blends historic know-how with imagination, engineering and a dose of good humour. Here's how to get started...

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