The American Duchess Guide to 18th Century Dressmaking: How to Hand Sew Georgian Gowns and Wear Them With Style

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Page Street Publishing #ad - From large hoops to full bums, ruffled aprons to big feathered hats, wool petticoats to grand silk gowns, this manual has project patterns and instructions for every level of 18th century sewing enthusiast. With lauren and abby’s guidance, you’ll feel as if you just stepped out of an 18th century portrait.

The american duchess guide to 18th Century Dressmaking How to Hand Sew Georgian Gowns and Wear Them with Style. Lauren stowell and abby cox of American Duchess have endeavored to make the impossible possible by bringing historically accurate dressmaking techniques into your sewing room. Learn how to make four of the most iconic 18th century silhouettes―the English Gown, Sacque Gown, Italian Gown and Round Gown―using the same hand sewing techniques done by historic dressmakers.

The American Duchess Guide to 18th Century Dressmaking: How to Hand Sew Georgian Gowns and Wear Them With Style #ad - Bring history to lifewhether you wish you could time travel to the court of Versailles or the Highlands of Scotland, this comprehensive guide will walk you through how to make and wear your 18th century dream gown. The american duchess guide to 18th century Dressmaking demystifies 18th century fashion and sewing techniques so that you can wear these beautiful gowns with confidence and style.

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Costume Close-Up: Clothing Construction and Pattern, 1750-1790

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The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation #ad - Colonial williamsburg owns one of the most outstanding collections of period costumes in the world, numbering almost 900 costumes and more than 2, 400 accessories. There are 25 full-page patterns in inches and centimeters for women's and men's clothing and accessories accompanied by photographs.

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How to Read a Dress: A Guide to Changing Fashion from the 16th to the 20th Century

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Bloomsbury Academic #ad - With overviews of each key period and detailed illustrations for each new style, How to Read a Dress is an authoritative visual guide to women's fashion across five centuries. Each entry includes annotated color images of historical garments, whether in shape, outlining important features and highlighting how styles have developed over time, fabric choice, trimming, or undergarments.

Fashion is ever-changing, and while some styles mark a dramatic departure from the past, many exhibit subtle differences from year to year that are not always easily identifiable. Readers will learn how garments were constructed and where their inspiration stemmed from at key points in history – as well as how dresses have varied in type, cut, detailing and popularity according to the occasion and the class, age and social status of the wearer.

How to Read a Dress: A Guide to Changing Fashion from the 16th to the 20th Century #ad - This lavishly illustrated book is the ideal tool for anyone who has ever wanted to know their cartridge pleats from their Récamier ruffles. Bloomsbury Academic. Equipping the reader with all the information they need to 'read' a dress, researchers, this is the ultimate guide for students, and anyone interested in historical fashion.

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18th Century Embroidery Techniques

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Guild of Master Craftsman #ad - Brimming with intricate drawings, color photos, and excerpts from 18th-century writings, this enthralling book is your passport to a bygone age. A must-have for historical costume creators, collectors, and needlework enthusiasts. Bloomsbury Academic. Guild of Master Craftsman. Fashion and textiles lecturer gail marsh offers insights into the lives of 18th-century embroiderers; their equipment, stitches, silk embroidery, tambour, and threads; and techniques such as working with metal thread and spangles, and the forgotten arts of Hollie Point and knotting.

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Regency Women's Dress: Techniques and Patterns 1800-1830

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Costume and Fashion Pr #ad - Guild of Master Craftsman. Ingram international inc. The distinctive style of the regency period is a source of endless fascination for fashion academics and historians, living historians, re-enactors and costume designers for stage and screen. Most of the garments have an aspect in their construction that has not been previously documented, from a style of skirt trim to the method of gown closure.

Author and fashion historian cassidy percoco has delved into little-known museum hoards to create a stunning collection of 26 garments, many with clear provenance tied to a specific location, which have never before been published and never or very rarely displayed. This practical guide begins with a general history of the early 19th-century women's dress.

Regency Women's Dress: Techniques and Patterns 1800-1830 #ad - This is followed by 26 patterns of gowns, spencers, and corsets, chemises, each with an illustration of the finished piece and description of its construction. Bloomsbury Academic. This must-have guide is an essential reference for anyone interested in the fashions or the history of the period, or for anyone wishing to recreate their own beautiful Regency clothing.

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Patterns of Fashion 1: Englishwomen's Dresses and Their Construction C. 1660-1860

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Drama Publishers BCAC30605 #ad - Written and illustrated by janet arnold, paTTERNS OF FASHION 1 is dedicated to Englishwomen's dresses and their construction, c. Ingram international inc. Examples include a bodice in ivory silk with two details from 1660-1665, a riding habit from 1730-1750, and a wedding dress in ivory silk from 1827-1829.

Additionally, Ms. A selection of extracts from contemporary sources. A pictorial outline of Englishwomen's costume, c. 1660-1860 Drawings and patterns of Englishwomen's dresses, c. 1660-1860 This unique book contains drawings and patterns taken from 48 original specimens. Englishwomen's dresses and their construction c.

Patterns of Fashion 1: Englishwomen's Dresses and Their Construction C. 1660-1860 #ad - 1660-1860 Arnold brings the following: · Pattern cutting and dressmaking, c 1660-1860 A detailed list of drawings and patterns taken from original specimens. 1660-1860 taken from original specimens with details showing their construction · Additional material on the cut of early eighteenth-century dresses · Metric conversions · Using the patterns for full-scale work · List of selected books Bloomsbury Academic.

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Whatever Shall I Wear? A Guide to Assembling a Woman's Basic 18th C. Wardrobe

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Graphics/Fine Arts Press #ad - Guild of Master Craftsman. A detailed list of drawings and patterns taken from original specimens. Ingram international inc. Englishwomen's dresses and their construction c. 1660-1860 Bloomsbury Academic. Includes fabric choices, pockets, colors, sewing hints, caps shoes, hair styles, petticoats, short gowns, stays and jumps, gowns aprons, cloaks, shifts, bed gowns, jackets, jewelry and more.

Whatever Shall I Wear? A Guide to Assembling a Woman's Basic 18th C. Wardrobe #ad - A small but complete guide to 18th C. Illustrated by cathy Kate Johnson, longtime member of the Costume Society of America. Cover blurbs from sharon ann burnston and Sally Queen, authors and clothing historians, and Sue Felshin, researcher and contributor to 18cNewEnglandLife. Org. Women's costume, throughout the century.

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Historic Costumes and How to Make Them Dover Fashion and Costumes

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Dover Publications #ad - A final section includes diagrams and information for creating period headdresses, caps, and hoods. From short tunics worn by saxon men in the fifth century to a lady's bustle dress of the late 1800s, this profusely illustrated text contains a wealth of authentic patterns. A detailed list of drawings and patterns taken from original specimens.

Information on pattern sizes, and methods of sewing accompany simply drawn diagrams for Elizabethan doublets, materials required, capes, and trunks; a man's coat and vest from the Restoration period; a lady's bell-shaped gown of the eighteenth century; an early-nineteenth-century empire gown; a crinoline; and other wardrobe items.

Historic Costumes and How to Make Them Dover Fashion and Costumes #ad - Diagrams have been carefully and accurately drawn to scale from working patterns, and detailed notes for making costumes include suggestions for the most suitable colors and textures to be used for costumes of particular historical periods. Englishwomen's dresses and their construction c. 1660-1860 This practical and informative guidebook is a "must-have" for anyone planning to create accurate period costumes for theatrical productions and historical reenactments.

Guild of Master Craftsman. Ingram international inc. Students of costume design, home tailors, and community drama groups will welcome this carefully researched guide to fifteen centuries of English fashions.

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Draping Period Costumes: The Focal Press Costume Topics Series

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Focal Press #ad - In those cases, designers need to know how to correctly drape a costume. A detailed list of drawings and patterns taken from original specimens. Focal Press. Having a mock-up pinned to the form in its early stages is quicker and easier to adapt than drafting a flat pattern, cutting it out of muslin and sewing it.

Often a designer will need to tweak style lines on a garment once they see it worn, or a costume will need a quick adjustment right before going on stage. It also provides the opportunity for greater creativity and adaptation as well as a better understanding of what fabric will and won't do. A part of the costume topics series, this book will be 256 pages, a snazzy 8.

Draping Period Costumes: The Focal Press Costume Topics Series #ad - 25 x 7. 5 trim size, and spiral bound-a format consistently requested by our audience so that they can lay the book flat while working from it. Covers sizing, gothic, necessary tools, along with more specific draping assignments Includes draping examples from a variety of historical periods, and basic rules of draping, Tudor, Neoclassical, including ancient Greece/Rome, Elizabethan, Victorian, and more! Heavily illustrated with full color images that show each stitch and seam Bloomsbury Academic.

A well-draped garment can give the impression of period accuracy while permitting the wearer greater freedom of movement. In many cases flat patterning is the more appropriate method for creating a period costume - skirts, and sleeves, pants, for example. This is when a costume designer uses a pattern made to the wearer's measurements to cut out and sew together a costume.

One way of creating a theatrical costume is called flat patterning.

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19th-Century Fashion in Detail

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Thames & Hudson #ad - Focal Press. Ingram international inc. From the delicate embroidery on neoclassical gowns to the vibrant colors of crinolines and the elegant tailoring of men’s coats, the richness of the period is revealed in breathtaking detail. They display a remarkable range of colors, materials, and construction details: from the intricate boning of women’s corsets to the patterned silk of men’s waistcoats.

An up-close look at the defining features of exquisitely crafted nineteenth-century fashion in vivid detailFashion in Detail: 1800–1900 showcases the opulence and variety of nineteenth century fashion through exquisite color photography of garment details paired with line drawings showing the complete construction of each piece.

19th-Century Fashion in Detail #ad - Englishwomen's dresses and their construction c. 1660-1860 Guild of Master Craftsman. The featured garments, drawn from the Victoria and Albert Museum’s world-class collection, were at the height of fashion in their day. 160 color illustrations and 300 line drawings Bloomsbury Academic. Each garment is accompanied by a short text, detail photography, and front-and-back line drawings.

A detailed list of drawings and patterns taken from original specimens. A glossary, bibliography, and exhaustive index conclude the book. Seen up close and further illuminated by detailed commentary, these carefully chosen garments illustrate many of the major themes of nineteenth-century dress.

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Stays and Corsets: Historical Patterns Translated for the Modern Body

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Routledge #ad - Focal Press. Guild of Master Craftsman. Bloomsbury Academic. Englishwomen's dresses and their construction c. 1660-1860 Using her original pattern-drafting system, author Mandy Barrington will show you how to draft a historical pattern for a modern body shape, while still retaining an accurate historical silhouette.

A detailed list of drawings and patterns taken from original specimens. The instructions to follow these new patterns are designed to accommodate any size of female figure, step-by-step diagrams that clearly show how the historical pattern is plotted onto the female basic block, allowing you to avoid extremely difficult, time consuming, all calculations have been worked out for the costume maker and are provided in simple tables accompanied by easy-to-read, and inaccurate historical pattern re-sizing Requiring only basic prior knowledge of pattern drafting, coupled with photographs of the constructed stays and corsets.

Stays and Corsets: Historical Patterns Translated for the Modern Body #ad - Each pattern has been generated from an original stay, corset, or pattern taken from a historical garment. Stays and corsets: historical patterns translated for the Modern Body goes a step beyond traditional historical costuming texts by not only providing you with historical pattern diagrams and information, but by showing you how to adapt these patterns to the contemporary body shape.

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