Denise Hendrick

Norfolk & Knickerbockers, Part 3

Norfolk & Knickerbockers, Part 3

The patterns, mock-ups and knickerbockers are complete, and it's time to tackle construction of the Norfolk jacket itself. 

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Norfolk & Knickerbockers, part 2

Norfolk & Knickerbockers, part 2

Denise continues with the fitting and construction of the Norfolk jacket and knickerbockers that she began in Part 1.

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Norfolk Jackets and Knickerbockers 1

Norfolk Jackets and Knickerbockers 1

Put some sporty spice into your look with a Norfolk jacket and knickerbockers. Denise shows us how to get started, with an overview and the pattern.

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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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Appropriate Embroidery 2

Appropriate Embroidery 2

What if all your painstaking embroidery is from the wrong period entirely? Avoid the nightmare with part 2 of Denise's essential guide!

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Appropriate Embroidery, 1500-1800

Appropriate Embroidery, 1500-1800

What embroidery design is right for your latest project? Denise traces techniques & motifs as they transition from one period to the next. 

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Whitework Embroidery

Whitework Embroidery

Is it Ayrshire, Madeira, Dresden work, Hardanger, Limerick, Carrickmacross lace or Broderie Anglaise? Know your whitework!

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