Bloomers got all the press, but most women still wore skirts for bicycling. How to draft and make an attractive, functional bicycle skirt.
What are the key design hallmarks of an authentic 1920s hat, making it unique and special and setting it apart from later imitations?
Tailoring depends on well finished details like pockets. Here are four styles of welt pockets that will make your sewing look professional.
I'm back with a tailoring topic that some of you requested and I'm more than happy to supply: how to cut and sew a pair of gentlemen's trousers.
Making sense of the vast array of shirts, breeches, trousers, waistcoats, jackets and coats, stocks, stockings, garters and cravats.
Authentic period techniques, simplified for the benefit of tailoring beginners. In part 5, Jason fits and finishes the jacket.
In our fourth instalment, we're finally ready to get into the art and the nitty-gritty of historical tailoring by hand and machine.
A complete guide to period fabric weights and types, transferring the pattern to card, cutting out the pieces and economical lays.
Burnley and Trowbridge is a go-to source for historical costuming supplies and information. But how did they get started?