Jan 2016

How To Make A Worth Gown 1

How To Make A Worth Gown 1

Exploring Charles Frederick's story to find the secrets behind his genius, and thus capture the magic of Worth in our own work.

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Drafting 1890s Sleeves and a Bodice

Drafting 1890s Sleeves and a Bodice

With a little practice you can draft an 1890s sleeve just like the pros used to. Here, Nicole walks us thorugh several different sleeves from 1897. 

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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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Taking Great Museum Photos

Taking Great Museum Photos

Memory is fallible, so if you get a chance to photograph a museum collection, do it! Here are Marion's tips for great pictures in museums. 

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Interview With Slogger Rose

Interview With Slogger Rose

Meet Slogger Rose of The Ragged Victorians, who reject silks and crinolines to portray the great unwashed of 19th century society.

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