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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.
How to draft made-to-measure 1890s bicycle bloomers - "translated" from a confusing but authentic historical source!
Details matter in tailored clothes. Nicole gives us a crash course in advanced high-end finishes that will elevate any garment.
Charlotte concludes her series on patterning and making 19th century men's trousers with this smart Edwardian pair from 1901.
Tailoring depends on well finished details like pockets. Here are four styles of welt pockets that will make your sewing look professional.
Continuing Charlotte's investigation of men's trousers of the 1800s. In this installment, she drafts and tests a pair from 1867.
Patterning and observing the fit and style of a properly made pair of trousers for the gentleman of the 1840s. With drafting instructions.
Need some trousers? YWU Competition winner Charlotte Thomasius traces the history of fashion and cutting in mens' pants.
The patterns, mock-ups and knickerbockers are complete, and it's time to tackle construction of the Norfolk jacket itself.
Denise continues with the fitting and construction of the Norfolk jacket and knickerbockers that she began in Part 1.
Put some sporty spice into your look with a Norfolk jacket and knickerbockers. Denise shows us how to get started, with an overview and the pattern.
Jason gives detailed instructions on constructing the period trousers he showed us how to draft last month.
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.