Aug 2011

Fitting Regency Gowns

Fitting Regency Gowns

Even Regency period gowns, with their simple, geometric shapes, present issues with fitting. Nicole investigates.

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The Regency Petticoat 1790-1820

The Regency Petticoat 1790-1820

Examining and challenging myths and assumptions about the petticoat’s style, use and nature during the Regency period. 

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How to make a Tucked Petticoat

How to make a Tucked Petticoat

Tucks were a favorite decoration from the 1820s to Teens: here's how to create a mid-19th c.-style tucked petticoat, start to finish.

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Early Victorian Layers, part 2

Early Victorian Layers, part 2

In Part II, we look at the numerous skirt supports that the early Victorian woman wore to hold out her skirts and look fashionable.

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1910-14 Velvet Evening Gown 2

1910-14 Velvet Evening Gown 2

Sunny continues her examination of a black velvet evening gown with many of the characteristics of Teens high fashion.

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