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18th century clothing

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18th century jacket pattern - the elbow part is the same as Claire's (blue) jacket from the 2nd half season. The back part gives a nice alteration to the #Outlander style

I made this jacket a year ago, as my first real attempt at historical clothing. I have tried it a bit previously but never bothered to read up on historical techniques and silhouettes so the result…

This in the time for the pattern. I’d like to give you a step-by-step guide for the pattern starting from zero BUT somebody have already done it and is going to be SO much easier for you all: La...

This in the time for the pattern. I'd like to give you a step-by-step guide for the pattern starting from zero BUT somebody have already done it and is going to be SO much easier for you all: La...

This image depicts a mantua maker's shop from Diderot's "Encyclopedie of trades" c. 1769

INTRODUCTION This exhibition is part of a larger project merging practice with traditional scholarship in researching dress history. Traditional literary scholarship is combined with object-based …

18th Century Gentleman [ book inspiration: a set of 'gentleman's & ladies' books. Two books in the set one clearly masculine & one feminine, in a clamshell box. ]

As a culture we often find ourselves battling traditions and conventions surrounding what we look at as societal norms. I look at these as “old world” fashions that are dying out becau…

Making an 18th Century Floral Round Gown – Angela Clayton's Costumery & Creations

Today I’m writing about another casual late 18th century dress. And I’m happy to say, this piece turned out much, much better than the poorly thought out purple linen dress that I talke…

This is a page from the Eyewitness series book on fashion, the book that got me interested in historical fashion as a child.

Apparently it’s not a particularly modern practice for fashion designers to make yesterday’s clothing look dated and outmoded. Even though the time gap (from the 1770s – 1815) sho…