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icon free smTurning your “hobby” into your career can be frightening. Before you give your boss and spouse the big speech, take our quiz!

LaceApplique   1Lace fabric makes dazzling headwear for many historical periods. Here are several projects that use lace fabric to its full advantage. 

icon free smA great costume deserves a great head of hair. Liz shows us how to get started styling wigs - straightening, curling, storing, and tools you need. 

icon free smYou can easily picture your spectacular new gown trailing behind you as you make a grand entrance... but what about the dirt?

icon free smStrap-work, an interesting and rich-looking technique, can enhance a garment without the need to spend a lot of money.

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Taking the basic bodice slopers from part 1, Jennie provides several examples of how to transform them into a new design.

icon free smThe Chicago History Museum's collection contains over fifty gowns from the House of Worth. This one is from 1866-67.

spp icon free sm How to manipulate historical patterns like Janet Arnold's to fit you, both by draping on the dress form and by a flat pattern adjustment method.

icon free smReproduce authentic looking turban headdresses - as well as the beautiful ornamental pins that were used to secure and decorate them.

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