No matter how good a garment is, it can always be improved by adding some lace. Izabela looks at Punto in Aria and bobbin lace.
Serena takes us step-by-step through constructing an 1812 spotted muslin dress by traditional hand- stitching methods.
A closer look at fashions for Spring 1812, gathered from the pages of Ackerman's Repository and La Belle Assemblée.
Janyce Hill gives us the fashion forecast for April, May and June 1912, drawn from fashion magazines from that year.