Mabel Pretty's family were famous in the early C20th as corset manufacturers. Julia researches and constructs a suitable 'Pretty' corset.
Constance finalises her reconstruction of a WWI Voluntary Aid Division nursing uniform with the apron, cap and accessories.
Previously we met Mabel, Mrs William Tertius Pretty. Now Julia investigates the foundations to Mrs Pretty's 1914 outfit.
Constance continues her exploration of a WWI VAD nurses uniform with the construction of the dresses' shirtwaist bodice.
Constance continues her exploration of the WWI VAD nursing uniform with the construction of the undergarments.
Few looks are as instantly recognizable as the classic teens blouse. Nicole studies three originals and makes patterns from them.
Lorna continues to explore the process of recreating an Edwardian or WWI era nurse's uniform, using traditional dressmaking techniques.
Lorna plans the construction of an Edwardian nurse's uniform, using traditional dressmaking techniques such as classic flat fell seams.
Izabela recently acquired a lovely WWI-era mourning suit in need of just a little TLC to be wearable again. Here, she describes its construction in detail.
Sunny finishes her deciphering of a black velvet Teens evening gown, with the bodice opening and velvet tabard.
Sunny continues her examination and deciphering of a black velvet Teens evening gown, focusing on the bodice and sleeves.
Sunny continues her examination of a black velvet evening gown with many of the characteristics of Teens high fashion.
Sunny examines a very complicated early Teens black velvet evening gown with many of the characteristics of high fashion in this era.
Last month, Sunny covered how the lower half of the dress was patterned and constructed. This time, she examines the bodice.
In our first Teens Double Period Project article, Sunny examines a fashionable striped wool dress from 1909 - 1914 in her collection.
Details matter in tailored clothes. Nicole gives us a crash course in advanced high-end finishes that will elevate any garment.
Charlotte concludes her series on patterning and making 19th century men's trousers with this smart Edwardian pair from 1901.
Tailoring depends on well finished details like pockets. Here are four styles of welt pockets that will make your sewing look professional.
There are many styles of trousers through history, and many pattern making methods. Here's how to draft trousers from 1822 and 1826.