Growth happens outside of your comfort zone. If Worth could do it, so can we, right? Here's how Cynthia went there - and made it work.
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Details matter in tailored clothes. Nicole gives us a crash course in advanced high-end finishes that will elevate any garment.
Is it Ayrshire, Madeira, Dresden work, Hardanger, Limerick, Carrickmacross lace or Broderie Anglaise? Know your whitework!
Charlotte concludes her series on patterning and making 19th century men's trousers with this smart Edwardian pair from 1901.
We're not the only ones who curse over our sewing. In the early 1870s, Celestia Freeman made herself a dress - and she struggled too!
Tailoring depends on well finished details like pockets. Here are four styles of welt pockets that will make your sewing look professional.
Continuing Charlotte's investigation of men's trousers of the 1800s. In this installment, she drafts and tests a pair from 1867.
Now that you have a successful miniature toile, it's time to scale up and mock up the full size waterfall skirt.
The construction of gowns in this era is often complex - but with the original gown as a reference, this dress can be rebuilt piece by piece.
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