How to make 18th century hoops - small, pocket and medium sized - and some humorous period stories about their use.
Even Regency period gowns, with their simple, geometric shapes, present issues with fitting. Nicole investigates.
In 1890s fashion, giant sleeves are essential. Here's how to get that classic leg o'mutton structure and perfect voluminous shape.
Bathing boots and shoes were very popular from the late 19th century through to the 1920s. Nicole constructs a functional, but very cute, pair.
Few looks are as instantly recognizable as the classic teens blouse. Nicole studies three originals and makes patterns from them.
Details matter in tailored clothes. Nicole gives us a crash course in advanced high-end finishes that will elevate any garment.
Tailoring depends on well finished details like pockets. Here are four styles of welt pockets that will make your sewing look professional.
Making sense of the vast array of shirts, breeches, trousers, waistcoats, jackets and coats, stocks, stockings, garters and cravats.