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Written by Polly Aron
Steampunk style blends historic know-how with imagination, engineering and a dose of good humour. Here's how to get started...
Written by Joy Hobbs
Jacques Doucet was one of the great designers of the late 19th and early 20th century. Joy introduces us to the man and his work.
Written by Denise Hendrick
What embroidery design is right for your latest project? Denise traces techniques & motifs as they transition from one period to the next.
Written by Emma Harrington
The sailor suit was a ubiquitous part of the Victorian era. Emmalia explores its development and why it was so popular.
The sailor suit finds its way full circle, back into the fashions, the sewing classes and the uniforms of the 20th century, completing the tale.
Written by Asad Iqbal
Designing for one's own pleasure is one thing, but what about designing costumes for characters in film or theater? Asad takes us from script to sketch to screen.
What if all your painstaking embroidery is from the wrong period entirely? Avoid the nightmare with part 2 of Denise's essential guide!
Written by Michelle King
Plagued by unfinished costumes? Sick of all-nighters? Big ideas that never quite come off? Here's how to make sure it works next time.
Written by Laura Rubin
So you've decided you want to make a fancy dress costume? Trust Laura to get you started.
Costuming has been going on longer than we have been around. Laura introduces us to Fancy Dress and the ways people have dressed up through the ages.
Written by Izabela Pitcher
In Part 1, Izabela discussed the inspiration process for her Steampunk Travellers collection. See how it all turned out in this continuation ...
Written by Jema Hewitt
Jema Hewitt shows by example how to design fantastical Steampunk outfits without resorting to the same old clichés.
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