Put some sporty spice into your look with a Norfolk jacket and knickerbockers. Denise shows us how to get started, with an overview and the pattern.
1730-1760 marked a transitional period in men's garments as fashion moved away from Baroque styles. Here's the rundown.
Jason gives detailed instructions on constructing the period trousers he showed us how to draft last month.
I'm back with a tailoring topic that some of you requested and I'm more than happy to supply: how to cut and sew a pair of gentlemen's trousers.
Making sense of the vast array of shirts, breeches, trousers, waistcoats, jackets and coats, stocks, stockings, garters and cravats.
How to make up for disproportions such as erect and stooping figures, and how to make your menswear stand out as historical.
Authentic period techniques, simplified for the benefit of tailoring beginners. In part 5, Jason fits and finishes the jacket.
In our fourth instalment, we're finally ready to get into the art and the nitty-gritty of historical tailoring by hand and machine.
The third instalment features an exclusive set of patterns for YWU members: Jason shows you how to get the best out of them.
A complete guide to period fabric weights and types, transferring the pattern to card, cutting out the pieces and economical lays.
Starting with the complete basics of proper tailoring, Jason works towards constructing a late Victorian jacket.
Discussion on what style of dress suits a plus size lady best; adjusting a 1770's waistcoat pattern for a man with a large stomach.