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Golden Age of Travel Dream Birthday REDUX

Remember Kass’s Dream Birthday Trip? Read and find out what happened!

Your First Garb – The Tunic of Saint Louis

On December 10, 2013, Posted by , In Articles,Beginners,Blog, tagged in , With Comments Off

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

Tech Problems

On November 7, 2013, Posted by , In Articles,Blog, With Comments Off

Our webstore has gone screwy. Please call 1-340-201-6579 to place orders!

Your First Garb – A 15th century Shirt

On October 31, 2013, Posted by , In Articles,Beginners,Blog,Medieval, tagged in , With Comments Off

Make a simple 15th-century man’s shirt in a few easy steps!

Your First Garb – The Chemise

On October 24, 2013, Posted by , In Beginners,Blog, tagged in ,, , With Comments Off

What is a chemise? How do you make one?

Your First Garb — Getting Started

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

Downloadable Pattern Instructions

On October 7, 2013, Posted by , In Articles,Blog, With 2 Comments

Check out this instructional video for how to assemble our Downloadable Patterns.  It’s easy!

Some Early Modern Stitching…

On September 12, 2013, Posted by , In 16th century,17th century,Articles,Blog, With 3 Comments

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…

Easter Holiday Shipping

On March 25, 2013, Posted by , In Articles, With 1 Comment

Shipping closures over the Easter holiday.

A History of Ladies’ Riding Jackets

Ever wonder why women dress how they do when horseback riding? Curious as to the history of equestrian gear? Here is a quick history of ladies’ riding habits from the archives of Reconstructing History.