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Is it Ayrshire, Madeira, Dresden work, Hardanger, Limerick, Carrickmacross lace or Broderie Anglaise? Know your whitework!
Jennie demonstrates how to draft different styles of sleeves (long and short), skirts, and finishes up the 1812 dress.
How to transform a basic bodice pattern into three Regency bodices styles: gathered and two different styles of crossover bodices.
Taking the basic bodice slopers from part 1, Jennie provides several examples of how to transform them into a new design.
Frog fasteners give a military edge to any Steampunk style. Here's an easy way to achieve the look without getting all tangled up.
Gina Barrett shares with us the easy method for making yards and yards of tassel and pom-pom trim for your Victorian gowns.
Gina Barrett shows us how to make Deaths' Head buttons, one type of the many different type of passementerie buttons.
The popular image of the pirate is very different from the reality of C17th and C18th seamen - and how did that look even come to mean "pirate"? Katherine explains...
The calash bonnet is one of the most intriguing 18th century accessories. Serena makes a historically accurate example.
In the 1810s and 1820s rouleaux, or bias tubes of fabric, were a go-to trend for trimmings. Astrida shows us some inspirational examples.
During the Regency many women wore hats designed after early C19th military styles. Here's how to make the distinctive pompoms.
What's a reenacting mum to do when the kids are too big for baby clothes and too small to be mini grown-ups? Regency toddler style!
A child’s development during the Regency period could be charted by the clothes he or she wore. Here's how to clothe the newest of the new.
Izabela shows you how to recreate a habit much like the beautiful example in Kyoto, and even tests it for us, on horseback!
A closer look at fashions for Winter 1812 from Ackerman's Repository and La Belle Assemblée, presented here for competition hopefuls!
The bonnet is the iconic accessory of the early nineteenth century: Serena shares how to construct a Close Bonnet of c.1810.
A closer look at fashions for Autumn 1812, gathered from the pages of Ackerman's Repository and presented here for competition hopefuls!
Even Regency period gowns, with their simple, geometric shapes, present issues with fitting. Nicole investigates.
Examining and challenging myths and assumptions about the petticoat’s style, use and nature during the Regency period.
A closer look at fashions for Summer 1812, gathered from the pages of Ackerman's Repository and La Belle Assemblée.