Working from the skin up for Mrs Gainsborough's 18th century ensemble, Julia takes us through building her stays - the key to the classic Georgian silhouette.
Expert costume makers know it is vital to press seams and shape fabric with an iron as you sew. Lisha tells us why and shares tips for how to press more effectively.
As fun as creating costumes can be, it’s so satisfying to show off your finery to like-minded people. Emmalia shows us how to handle a convention without going crazy.
Planning an historical ball requires a lot of time and attention to detail. Heather and Raquelle have some hints to keep in mind when designing our own event.