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Written by Denise Hendrick
Is it Ayrshire, Madeira, Dresden work, Hardanger, Limerick, Carrickmacross lace or Broderie Anglaise? Know your whitework!
Written by Caroline La Porta
Can't afford bespoke historic shoes to match your outfit? Caroline shows how to dye and embellish store-bought shoes to make them your own.
If specialist period shoes are outside your budget, here's how to revive, alter or modify existing shoes with skills you already have.
Written by Polly Aron
The Victorian cult of mourning reached its height in the 19th century. Polly explores the traditions and etiquette behind it.
As 19th and 20th century fashion and society changed, so did the rules for when, where, what and how to wear aprons.
Historical shoes - gorgeous but can be tricky to walk in. Here's how to rubber the soles to avoid slipping & landing on your bum roll.
Aprons are basic items but can add an authentic feel to a costume. Polly explores the history and explains why we should wear them more.
Written by Trystan Bass
Many of us wear spectacles, so Trystan explores history of eyeglasses and offers some tips for wearing them with historical costumes.
Written by Lisha Vidler
For all of you who are tired of being confused, Lisha gives us a glossary of sewing and fashion terms translated from British English to American English.
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