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iconA famous sketch of a beautiful period gown is re-united with its real life counterpart, and is then accurately recreated as new.

SquarepicCynthia Settje has made a successful career sewing for theater and historical costumers. What advice does she have for us?

iconA little known 1890s Worth afternoon dress, a crisply constructed 1880s tailor-made, and Titanic era lace dresses!

squarepic Patterning and observing the fit and style of a properly made pair of trousers for the gentleman of the 1840s. With drafting instructions.

squarepicThe most eye-catching Victorian skirts are the most maddening to drape just right! Here's the insider trick to the waterfall skirt.

Designing with a Regency EyeThe nuts and bolts of Regency:  how to be original, innovative AND authentic when Regency costumes are so often reproduced.

SquarepicIn the 1810s and 1820s rouleaux, or bias tubes of fabric, were a go-to trend for trimmings. Astrida shows us some inspirational examples.

stouache-iconSoutache is a fantastic looking Victorian trim. Even better, it offers a huge visual impact with relatively little work attached to it!

icon free smElizabeth takes us through the depths of traditional theatrical tailoring with the construction of this brilliant WWI style military suit.

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