This Tennessee museum has the South's largest collection of Victorian and Edwardian clothing. Lisha walks us through their treasures.
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All dressed up with nowhere to go? Your 18th century gown would probably enjoy a nice trip to Versailles to party like the Sun King.
Turning your “hobby” into your career can be frightening. Before you give your boss and spouse the big speech, take our quiz!
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Lace fabric makes dazzling headwear for many historical periods. Here are several projects that use lace fabric to its full advantage.
A great costume deserves a great head of hair. Liz shows us how to get started styling wigs - straightening, curling, storing, and tools you need.
You can easily picture your spectacular new gown trailing behind you as you make a grand entrance... but what about the dirt?
Strap-work, an interesting and rich-looking technique, can enhance a garment without the need to spend a lot of money.
Taking the basic bodice slopers from part 1, Jennie provides several examples of how to transform them into a new design.
The Chicago History Museum's collection contains over fifty gowns from the House of Worth. This one is from 1866-67.
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