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waistcoat thumbnailIn the second part of this two-part series, Lyssa shows us how to stitch the main features of her waistcoat corset.

05 Petenlair Amdata 1bRuth 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.

icon free smI love 18th Century quilted petticoats but I really hate quilting. So here's how to fake an 18th century quilted petticoat convincingly.

waistcoat thumbnail Lyssa shows us how to create an embroidered, waistcoat-style contemporary corset--inspired by original 18th century gentlemen’s garments.

stomacher white 1 webUsing beads and crystals can give your costume a sparkle that no-one else has. Get started with this modern take on a Georgian stomacher.

Screen Shot 2016 09 29 at 11.22.40All dressed up with nowhere to go? Your 18th century gown would probably enjoy a nice trip to Versailles to party like the Sun King. 

squarepicRuth 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.

Bandeau 10In the final instalment, Chantal shows how to make your own buckram crown and create a finished, functional hat.

flathatMaking 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.

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