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In the final instalment, Chantal shows how to make your own buckram crown and create a finished, functional hat.
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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.
Katy walks us through the undergarments and accessories that helped create the fashionable 18th century look.
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...
Fashion is deeply connected with the socio-cultural world in which it arises. Katy explains some of the driving forces of the 18th c. world.
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.
The bergere hat looks terrific on everyone. Chantal walks us through making a perfectly lovely one from a placemat, of all things!
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