Sep 2013

Organizing Your Research Materials

Organizing Your Research Materials

Drowning in books, web tabs, bookmarks and useful scraps of paper? Marion shares her tips and techniques for keeping research organized, both online and off.

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How to Find What You Are Looking For

How to Find What You Are Looking For

Marion shares a few of her tricks on how to track down artwork and historical information in a particular town or region that is off the beaten research path.

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Making the Most of Your Museum Visit

Making the Most of Your Museum Visit

When doing research at a museum far from home, it's vital to plan carefully so nothing is forgotten. Marion shares her tips for making the most of a museum visit.

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Planning a Research Vacation to Europe

Planning a Research Vacation to Europe

So, you’ve always wanted to see amazing museums and historical sites in person instead of just in photographs? Marion shows us how to plan our own research tour.

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1880s Tall Hats

1880s Tall Hats

The Victorian tall hat ruled the fashion pages in the 1880s. Chantal teaches us how 19th century ladies made, trimmed and wore this striking style. 

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1907 Wedding Dress Part 2

1907 Wedding Dress Part 2

Natasha's quest to create a 1907 wedding gown from the bottom up has brought us to the second layer: the Edwardian petticoat, underskirt, and corset cover.

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Tailoring the Tailcoat

Tailoring the Tailcoat

Modern tailcoats are primarily associated with butlers, but their high elegance has a great appeal even today. Elizabeth shows how to make one from start to finish. 

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Planning A Historical Ball, 1

Planning A Historical Ball, 1

A historically themed ball is a blast, but planning one can be quite a bit of work. Heather and Raquelle help you make your event a success.

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