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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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Assemble Historical Notes now available as downloads!

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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
1-340-201-6579 or email
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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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Some Early Modern Stitching…

It was long thought that the most common stitch on early modern garments was the running stitch. Recent re-examinations have shown that this is inaccurate. Those who have tried to sew their replica garments using only running stitches will not be surprised. Even if one makes the stitches 2mm to 4mm apart, the running stitch simply isn’t strong enough to take...

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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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Order Backlog – READ ME!

Whew!  It’s been an interesting couple of months! “Interesting” in the sense of the Chinese curse.  Which is not so much fun. By now you may have heard we moved.  We are now fully operational in our new location.  The trouble is it took a full two months to get our equipment up and running.  That’s put us well behind the power curve. Orders...

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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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Golden Age of Travel Dream Birthday — Wardrobe Planning Week Five

Week Five.  I still need: 11 10 formal evening gowns 4 2 semi-formal dinner dresses 15 14 day dresses or ensembles 3 suits But you know what we haven’t done?  Coats!  This is no Caribbean cruise, RH fans.  Crossing the North Atlantic on a ship that averages 26 knots requires a coat.  And the wardrobe I’m building requires something special.  So...

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