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Archive for 2016

Two New Linens!

Two New Linens!

Two New Linens Welcome to these new editions… 100% Linens, both 54″ wide, both from our Basic Linen Range and two very different colours! Meet Turquoise and Beige!

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The Order of St John’s Museum

Our Next Event! Thursday 24th November 2016 We’ve been invited to a private event at the Museum of the Order of St John’s so we just thought we’d put up a post for the event. The theme is ‘Hogarth’ and therefore is celebrating all that’s early 1700s. […]

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Some quick Images of a pair of stays…

A Client’s Pair of Stays… c.1750s Caught in a midst of trying to finish these stays off for a client, we thought while we had a coffee break to post up some of the photo’s we’ve taken of these Stays being made. The client has chosen the […]

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Some of our Study Session Notes…

1780’s Coats – The Study Book We decided to make a couple of research books really getting into the nitty gritty details of some of the coats we’ve been studying – particularly showing the inner details of tailoring and cut. The above image is a coat from […]

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Study Session no.7 – Berrington Hall

Another Wonderful Trip to Berrington Hall We just wanted to put a quick post up of our most recent trip to Berrington Hall – our main objective was to take a pattern from a 1720s coat and I also wanted to have a look at an early […]

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The Coleridge Cottage Adventure

HandBound Costumes at Coleridge Cottage The adventure began at a dull 7am start last Thursday morning. The car had already been packed the night before, so between our male mannequins head rolling about in the back and the number of fabric feet sticking up against the boot’s […]

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A Regency Edition!

A Regency Edition!

A new Cloth! We’ve just listed up this new fabric which is perfect, perfect, perfect for regency and Napoleonic costumes – it’s all pretty darn perfect for that soft Victorian Day dress. Let’s face it: this cloth is perfect in so many ways! It’s also ideal for […]

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A new Fabric!!!

A new Fabric!!!

Our Newest 100% Wool! It’s a strange ol’ loosely woven wool, accompanied with a fluffed up haze of soft wool! but its’ perfect for the under-breeches that we want to make copied from a pair in the Bankfield Museum in Halifax.   When we were first replicating […]

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Lichfield Georgian Festival!

Lichfield Georgian Festival!

It’s All About The Georgians! The Lichfield Georgian Festival 🙂 We’ve only just found out about this festival through a friend (a BIG thank you ) so, late as it is, they’ve managed to squeeze us in and we shall be attending! This will be the first […]

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Bath Fashion Museum Study Session – no.18 and 19

Bath Study Session 4-8-16 Our notes are getting confusing so we’ve decided to start numbering our study sessions. This is some images from our now 18th and 19th study session at the Bath Fashion museum. In these 2 sessions we were finishing looking at a 1780s Coat […]

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