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iconMaking fabulous 1950's swimwear is simple with Emilie's guidance. Here's a basic pattern draft, with five classy style variations.

squarepicUpcycling fabric can be artistically creative as well as environmentally conscious. Kitty shows how to make it work for you.

04WeavePlainRuth continues her exploration of historical textiles and shows us how to find modern equivalents. 

04WeavePlainRuth explores the huge variety of historic fabrics described in archives and seen in museums, finding us modern equivalents and suppliers.

SquarepicWhen creating shapes that defy the laws of physics, logic, or human anatomy, basic upholstery foam is one of the costumer's best tools.

squarepicRuth 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.

05 Petenlair Amdata 1bRuth 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.

squarepicEmilie uses the pattern she drafted in part 1 to create her own 1930s Kestos style bra... with suprisingly impressive results for a fuller bust!

squarepicCan a 1930s Kestos style bra offer anything in terms of shape and support to a body with any sort of bust? It's time to draft one and find out!

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