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Written by Serena Dyer
Serena discusses real eighteenth century bodice construction methods, and then builds one step by step using those principles.
Serena examines authentic skirt construction step by step, completing and adding the final flourishes to the gown.
When researching garments, one often comes across items that force us to think about clothes in a new way. Serena walks us through a mysterious pair of breeches.
Written by Izabela Pitcher
Izabela walks us step by step through the creation of an 1785 riding habit, including gold embroidered buttons.
Written by Jema Hewitt
The further back in time that you go, the more anachronistic modern trims appear... So what's a girl to do? Make her own, of course!
Written by Loren Dearborn
Two easy techniques to create beautiful and convincing portrait and mourning jewelry appropriate for 18th and 19th centuries.
Loren studies surviving examples of Marseilles cloth, not on display to the public, and finds out more about the quilted clothing of the period.
I love 18th Century quilted petticoats but I really hate quilting. So here's how to fake an 18th century quilted petticoat convincingly.
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