Dec 2014

Buying a Sewing Machine

Buying a Sewing Machine

Choosing a sewing machine can be overwhelming. Lisha explains what to look for when buying and advises on the features you'll really use.

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A 1940s Evening Gown from the House of Worth

A 1940s Evening Gown from the House of Worth

The Chicago History Museum has a collection of over fifty gowns from the House of Worth. Here Katy analyses a 1940s example.

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Mrs Pretty Part 4 - Slips and Petticoats

Mrs Pretty Part 4 - Slips and Petticoats

In part four of our series on dressing Mrs Pretty in 1914, Julia takes us through the construction of her slips and delicate petticoats.

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Period Costume for Film 1

Period Costume for Film 1

Ever wondered how those costumes get on screen? Chantal explains the process of getting hired and starting out in film costume design.

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