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Written by Cathy Hay
A famous sketch of a beautiful period gown is re-united with its real life counterpart, and is then accurately recreated as new.
Written by Marion McNealy
Cynthia Settje has made a successful career sewing for theater and historical costumers. What advice does she have for us?
Written by Lisha Vidler
A little known 1890s Worth afternoon dress, a crisply constructed 1880s tailor-made, and Titanic era lace dresses!
Written by Charlotte Thomasius
Patterning and observing the fit and style of a properly made pair of trousers for the gentleman of the 1840s. With drafting instructions.
The most eye-catching Victorian skirts are the most maddening to drape just right! Here's the insider trick to the waterfall skirt.
Written by Serena Dyer
The nuts and bolts of Regency: how to be original, innovative AND authentic when Regency costumes are so often reproduced.
Written by Astrida Schaeffer
In the 1810s and 1820s rouleaux, or bias tubes of fabric, were a go-to trend for trimmings. Astrida shows us some inspirational examples.
Written by Katherine Caron-Greig
Soutache is a fantastic looking Victorian trim. Even better, it offers a huge visual impact with relatively little work attached to it!
Written by Elizabeth Estervig
Elizabeth takes us through the depths of traditional theatrical tailoring with the construction of this brilliant WWI style military suit.
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