What would it be like to work on a BBC sewing series? Hannah shares her story of working with the Tudor Tailor on "A Stitch in Time".
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Building on the draft we made in the previous article, Emilie walks you though sewing your own classy, vintage inspired swimwear.
Making fabulous 1950's swimwear is simple with Emilie's guidance. Here's a basic pattern draft, with five classy style variations.
Upcycling fabric can be artistically creative as well as environmentally conscious. Kitty shows how to make it work for you.
Ruth continues her exploration of historical textiles and shows us how to find modern equivalents.
Ruth explores the huge variety of historic fabrics described in archives and seen in museums, finding us modern equivalents and suppliers.
When creating shapes that defy the laws of physics, logic, or human anatomy, basic upholstery foam is one of the costumer's best tools.
Ruth walks us through the process of making an 18th century pet en l’air, including the tricky process of sleeve setting. Part 2 of 2.
Ruth de-mystifies how to drape this delightful informal 18th century style on the stand in this ultimate step by step guide. Part 1 of 2.
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