Whitework Embroidery

whitework iconIs it Ayrshire, Madeira, Dresden work, Hardanger, Limerick, Carrickmacross lace or Broderie Anglaise? Know your whitework!

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History of the Sailor Suit, Part 2

Butterick 2089 1923The sailor suit finds its way full circle, back into the fashions, the sewing classes and the uniforms of the 20th century, completing  the tale.

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Drafting 2: Historical Pattern

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Taking the basic bodice slopers from part 1, Jennie provides several examples of how to transform them into a new design.

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History of the Sailor Suit

John Singer Sargent 1887The sailor suit was a ubiquitous part of the Victorian era. Emmalia explores its development and why it was so popular. 

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Resizing a Historical Pattern

spp icon free sm How to manipulate historical patterns like Janet Arnold's to fit you, both by draping on the dress form and by a flat pattern adjustment method.

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