Jun 2012

The Workwoman's Guide Part 2

The Workwoman's Guide Part 2

An outstanding primary source for the history nerd and sewing masochist. Ava translates the four fundamental stitches.

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Costuming for Competition

Costuming for Competition

Costuming is fun, but winning is pretty fun, too. Elizabeth gives some tips on how to make a good impression in a live costume contest.

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Replicating a Costume, Part I

Replicating a Costume, Part I

Have you ever wanted to copy a costume from a movie or stage show? Lisha examines the five steps to creating a costume replica.

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Distressing and Ageing

Distressing and Ageing

Ageing, dyeing, and distressing aren't downers when we're talking about fabric. Here's how to make new clothes look old.

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Fashions in Menswear, 1730-1760

Fashions in Menswear, 1730-1760

1730-1760 marked a transitional period in men's garments as fashion moved away from Baroque styles. Here's the rundown.

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