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Bathing Boots

SquarepicBathing boots and shoes were very popular from the late 19th century through to the 1920s. Nicole constructs a functional, but very cute, pair.

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Tales of the Duster

squarepicTravel could be a truly grimy experience back in the day. Astrida introduces us to the dusters that kept clothes from getting filthy.

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Shopping in Paris: A Lady's Guide

icon free smOh, to be a wealthy American traveling to Paris to order a dress from Worth! These original guides discuss what it was like...

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Lingerie Dress c.1904: Skirt

Front of dressAnalyzing, in exhaustive detail, the construction of a lingerie dress from about 1904. Sunny dives into the finer points of a beautiful surviving piece of pure frou-frou.

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1908 Dinner Dress, part 2

iconThe 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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Lingerie Dress c.1904: Waist

The waist of the lingerie dressLast month I analyzed the skirt of a lingerie dress. This month I'll be looking at the associated blouse. In the Belle Époque it goes by many names: waist, shirt-waist, lingerie waist, lingerie blouse...

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1908 Dinner Dress, part 1

iconA famous sketch of a beautiful period gown is re-united with its real life counterpart, and is then accurately recreated as new.

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1907 Wedding Dress Part 1

SquarepicNatasha invites us to look through her 1907 wedding dress project, starting from the foundations up. In Part 1 she covers the Edwardian corset, bloomers and chemise. 

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1907 Wedding Dress Part 2

SquarepicNatasha's quest to create a 1907 wedding gown from the bottom up has brought us to the second layer: the Edwardian petticoat, underskirt, and corset cover.

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Edwardian Revival Skirt

icon free smMaking historical fashion wearable: original 1910s design & 1970s revival, all intended to flatter a curvy body as it is.

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