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Case Study: The 1890s Long Jacket

Case Study: The 1890s Long Jacket

Kelly takes us deep inside this Belle Epoque jacket - a lucky garage sale find - to explore the complex 'engineering' behind late Victorian tailoring.

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Beyond the Cloche 3: 1927 Velvet Hat

Beyond the Cloche 3: 1927 Velvet Hat

Need a new hat? Maybe a fresh velvet hat for Fall will pick up your spirits. Try this easy-to-make hat from Fall 1927.

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Beyond the Cloche 2

Beyond the Cloche 2

What 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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Creating a Vintage Wardrobe

Creating a Vintage Wardrobe

Have you ever wanted to take your love of period clothing into everyday life, but felt overwhelmed? Constance shows us how.

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Beyond the Cloche

Beyond the Cloche

In the beginning there was the Cloche, and that was the only truly fashionable hat in the 1920s. Or was it? Marion sets the record straight!

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WWI Mourning Suit

WWI Mourning Suit

Izabela recently acquired a lovely WWI-era mourning suit in need of just a little TLC to be wearable again. Here, she describes its construction in detail.

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The Ragtime Years

The Ragtime Years

In times of rapid social and technological change, what people wear changes dramatically as fashion collides with reality. One such era is the early 20th century.

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Tailored Details for Trousers

Tailored Details for Trousers

Details matter in tailored clothes. Nicole gives us a crash course in advanced high-end finishes that will elevate any garment.

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Perfect Welt Pockets

Perfect Welt Pockets

Tailoring depends on well finished details like pockets. Here are four styles of welt pockets that will make your sewing look professional.

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Vintage Circus

Vintage Circus

Halloween is nigh, but no time to sew a new costume? Chances are you've already got something great in your closet - here is some inspiration to get you started!

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Vintage Pattern Lending Library

Vintage Pattern Lending Library

Janyce Hill of the Vintage Pattern Lending Library tells us all about her ambitious archival project, showing us a few of her patterns.

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