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Fashion Plates and related materials such as dolls and fabric swaths

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1797 pattern for an open gown in Nora Waugh’s The Cut of Women’s Clothes 1600-1930

Round to Open Gown

My first mock-up of the round gown confused me. After I got it on Pollykin, I was trying to find out how the dress should open. The bodice of the flat pattern I was working off of (in Patterns of F…

Free miniature Book Printie of engravings of 17th Century Fashions by Wenceslas Hollar. Makes into a 1.5" book full size, and a 1" book printed at 1/2 size.

Free miniature Book Printie of engravings of 17th Century Fashions by Wenceslas Hollar. Makes into a 1.5" book full size, and a 1" book printed at 1/2 size.

American Duchess: Buyer's Guide to 18th Century Cotton Floral Prints

Buyer's Guide to 18th Century Cotton Floral Prints

Historical costuming and vintage sewing projects, with dress diaries and research on period dress from the 16th to the 20th century.

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

EXHIBITION

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 …

Rock, ärmväst, väst. Skiss förandringar. 1680-tal, 1700-tal, 1710-tal, 1720-tal, 1730-tal, 1760-tal, 1770-tal, 1790-tal.

Rock, ärmväst, väst. Skiss förandringar. 1680-tal, 1700-tal, 1710-tal, 1720-tal, 1730-tal, 1760-tal, 1770-tal, 1790-tal.

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Illustrations and Patterns - History of Fashion Design

Illustrations and Patterns - "The Cutter's Practical Guide to Cutting Every Kind of Garment Made, in a series of parts, Part One. Young Men's, Youths' and Juvenile Garments, Embracing

Plates related to 18th Century dress from Denis Diderot's ...

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Plates related to 18th Century dress from Denis Diderot's Encyclopedia - Shopping for wigs, swords, and clothes in c. 1762 Jewelry designs of c. 1762 Uniform of a French Soldier c.1762 Tailoring diagrams and sewing of t

Isis' Wardrobe: The tale of the cursed banyan and other sewing projects

The tale of the cursed banyan and other sewing projects

The pattern, a manteau-de-lit, bed-gown from garsault 1769. Lack of posts about sewing doesn’t equal not sewing at all. I’m trying to finish J’s banyan that I cut out two years ago. When I pulled it out again I couldn’t remember if I had abandoned it because I didn’t have enough fabric or if it was for another reasons. As it turned out, I do have enough fabric, but as the lining has a more narrow width than the shell fabric, there is a lot of piercing going around. Very period, very boring…

Jan Saenredam - Midday - c. 1585 - 1607

Midday - Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen

De collectiewebsite van Boijmans: ontdek de verhalen achter ruim 17.000 kunstwerken