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Happy Birthday to us!

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It's Our Tenth Birthday!

Get you Tenth Birthday coupon on our mailing list! Not subscribed? Email info@reconstructinghistory.com to get on the list! Thanks for a great ten years!
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Out of Office 22 July through 2 August

We will be out of the office from 22 July until 2 August. During this time, we will continue to process orders and answer your emails and phone calls as best we can. If you need something before Monday the 5th, please order before midnight on Saturday the 20th. See you in August!
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Tropical Storm Chantal

TS Chantal is in town and may affect shipping times. Please be aware that there may be unforseen delays with your order during the week of 8 July. We will ship your orders as soon as humanly possible.
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Summertime

Summer is here and what a lovely time to spruce up your wardrobe with our lovely vintage 1920s, 1930s and 1940s patterns. Have a look: Click here.
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Upcoming Events

Where will RH be next? Here is a partial schedule of where you can find our patterns at US events and where Kass will be lecturing.
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Golden Age of Travel prequel — vintage hiking wear for men

So what will Bob be wearing on Kass' vintage walking holiday? Find out!
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Golden Age of Travel Birthday prequel — vintage hiking headwear

When battling the elements in vintage dress on the English downs, what do you wear on your head? Check it out!
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Golden Age of Travel Birthday prequel — vintage hiking footwear

What do you wear on your feet when hiking in vintage togs? Read this and find out!
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Golden Age of Travel Birthday prequel — early 20th century outdoor wear — Part 2

What do you wear in the unpredictable English autumn? Read on and find out!
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Golden Age of Travel Birthday prequel — early 20th century outdoor wear — Part 1

What does one wear on an early 20th century walking holiday? Check our blog and find out!
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Golden Age of Travel Birthday prequel -- a 1930s hiking holiday

Kass is planning on a "test" vintage holiday this October. Read on to see exactly what it is...
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Golden Age of Travel Dream Birthday REDUX

Remember Kass's Dream Birthday Trip? Read and find out what happened!
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Become a Member!

Get your RH membership for 2014 now and start enjoying its privileges immediately!
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Your First Garb - The Tunic of Saint Louis

A basic Tunic, suitable for under or outer-wear! As featured in our E-Newsletter, Historically Speaking - have you signed up yet?
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All FIXED

Yay! Our website is at its new home and functioning well. If you have any problems, please call us on
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Tech Problems

Our webstore has gone screwy. Please call 1-340-201-6579 to place orders!
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Your First Garb - A 15th century Shirt

Make a simple 15th-century man's shirt in a few easy steps!
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Your First Garb - The Chemise

What is a chemise? How do you make one?
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Your First Garb -- Getting Started

An article of how-tos for the beginning seamstress. How to make your first garb.
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New podcast!

It's been a loooooooong time, but we've finally recorded a new podcast for you! Have a listen!
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Downloadable Pattern Instructions

Check out this instructional video for how to assemble our Downloadable Patterns.  It's easy!
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A New Way to Pay!

PayPal's "Bill Me Later" now gives you the option of delaying your payment on purchases of $99 or more for up to six months. Get what you want now!
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Shipping Increases

The US Postal Service has increased their rates. Unfortunately, so must we.
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new year

Welcome 2013! From Downton Abbey era patterns and vintage repros from the 20s, 30s and 40s to Custom Suits. Fill all your historical clothing needs right here.
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Golden Age of Travel -- Unbiased Bias

Wherein Kass shows how to make a bias-cut 1930s dress without sewing anything on the bias.
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Golden Age of Travel -- 1920s underwear

The Golden Age of Travel blog returns with a discussion of the myths about the ideal 1920s figure and 1920s underwear -- what to wear under your flapper dress!
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