Ruth walks us through the process of making an 18th century pet en l’air, including the tricky process of sleeve setting. Part 2 of 2.
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In the final instalment, Chantal shows how to make your own buckram crown and create a finished, functional hat.
Making 18th century hats out of modern placemats? What about the crown? Here's how to add a soft silk crown, and a buckram option too.
Ruth de-mystifies how to drape this delightful informal 18th century style on the stand in this ultimate step by step guide. Part 1 of 2.
I love 18th Century quilted petticoats but I really hate quilting. So here's how to fake an 18th century quilted petticoat convincingly.
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Katy finishes her walk through of women’s fashion in the second half of the 18th century. Anglaises, francaises, redingotes...
Using beads and crystals can give your costume a sparkle that no-one else has. Get started with this modern take on a Georgian stomacher.
All dressed up with nowhere to go? Your 18th century gown would probably enjoy a nice trip to Versailles to party like the Sun King.
A straightforward overview of the basic styles of women's dress that dominated the first half of the 18th century.
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