Myths about Victorian clothing can be pervasive. Here, Lisha sets us straight on 9 common misgivings about Victorian dress.
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Lisha completes her investigation into this attractive style by showing us how to create a crisp and polished finished waterfall.
Woodruff-Fontaine House has one of the most extensive costume collections in the American South. We take a tour.
Not every urban legend is true: Lisha clears up some common misconceptions about Victorian corsets and underpinnings.
A little known 1890s Worth afternoon dress, a crisply constructed 1880s tailor-made, and Titanic era lace dresses!
This Tennessee museum has the South's largest collection of Victorian and Edwardian clothing. Lisha walks us through their treasures.
Now that you have a successful miniature toile, it's time to scale up and mock up the full size waterfall skirt.
The most eye-catching Victorian skirts are the most maddening to drape just right! Here's the insider trick to the waterfall skirt.
Four very different extant dresses highlight how a frugal approach to garment construction once informed sewing technique.