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apex changedA correctly fitted bodice is a thing of beauty. In this series, Michelle shows us how to fit a modern sloper and then use it to make a Victorian bodice.

squarepicMyths about Victorian clothing can be pervasive. Here, Lisha sets us straight on 9 common misgivings about Victorian dress.

IMG3 My Big Cutting TableIf you want to sew but never seem to do it, maybe it's your space that's the problem. Here are some clever hacks to fix YOUR sewing space.

squarepicNot every urban legend is true: Lisha clears up some common misconceptions about Victorian corsets and underpinnings.

squarepicGrowth happens outside of your comfort zone. If Worth could do it, so can we, right? Here's how Cynthia went there - and made it work.

iconDetails matter in tailored clothes. Nicole gives us a crash course in advanced high-end finishes that will elevate any garment.

whitework iconIs it Ayrshire, Madeira, Dresden work, Hardanger, Limerick, Carrickmacross lace or Broderie Anglaise? Know your whitework!

iconCharlotte concludes her series on patterning and making 19th century men's trousers with this smart Edwardian pair from 1901.

squarepicWe're not the only ones who curse over our sewing. In the early 1870s, Celestia Freeman made herself a dress - and she struggled too!

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