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18th Century Women’s Dress 3

18th-Century Women’s Dress Part 3 by Katy WerlinA straightforward overview of the basic styles of women's dress that dominated the first half of the 18th century.

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Beyond the Cloche 2

Beyond the Cloche 2 by Marion McNealyWhat are the key design hallmarks of an authentic 1920s hat, making it unique and special and setting it apart from later imitations?

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Patterning a Purse From Just a Frame

Patterning a purse by Lynn McM.Sometimes you have a purse frame with tons of possibilities, but no pattern. Here, Lynn shows us how to make our own. 

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1890s Bicycle Bloomers Pattern

icon bicycle How to draft made-to-measure 1890s bicycle bloomers - "translated"  from a confusing but authentic historical source!

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18th Century Women’s Dress 2

Image 45Katy walks us through the undergarments and accessories that helped create the fashionable 18th century look.

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Pleating - Part 1

Pleating Image 8Our ancestors knew how to embellish! Lisha walks us through several different simple ways of making pleats and ruffles.

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