Christina DeAngelo

Lobster Tail Bustle Pattern & How-To

Lobster Tail Bustle Pattern & How-To

The lobster tail bustle is a classic for a reason. Here, Christina shows us how to put some junk in that trunk (includes free pattern).  

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Bustles, Bustles, and More Bustles

Bustles, Bustles, and More Bustles

What's not to love about a bustle gown? Christina puts aside the lobster tail, makes some different bustles and compares the effects.

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1890s Cycling Gaiters

1890s Cycling Gaiters

Christina DeAngelo continues her bicycling tour de force with step by step drafting and making up instructions for a pair of perfect fitting gaiters.

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An 1890s Bicycle Skirt

An 1890s Bicycle Skirt

Bloomers got all the press, but most women still wore skirts for bicycling. How to draft and make an attractive, functional bicycle skirt. 

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A Tale of Two Bicycle Bloomers

A Tale of Two Bicycle Bloomers

You can never have too many bicycle bloomers. Here's how to make a pair with a poofy leg, and another pair with a really poofy leg.

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1890s Bicycle Bloomers Pattern

1890s Bicycle Bloomers Pattern

How to draft made-to-measure 1890s bicycle bloomers - "translated"  from a confusing but authentic historical source!

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