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Making Vintage 1920s Clothes for Women

My new book published August 2017 http://www.crowood.com/details.asp?isbn=9781785003394&t=Making-Vintage-1920s-Clothes-for-Women Advertisements

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Making Edwardian Costumes for Women

My new book on the publisher’s website The Crowood Press with a few sample pages to look at ISBN: 9781785001024 PUBLISHED: 04/01/2016 PAGES: 128 BINDING: Paperback SIZE: 297×210 mm INSIDE: 200 colour photographs Edwardian fashions for women were characterized by the S-shaped … Continue reading

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pompom shorts for Making magazine

 At last the summer has arrived and so I thought I would share my shorts which are in the latest (June 2015) edition of Making

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Lace Top

My latest project for the August edition of Making magazine 

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Christmas stockings

Making magazine Christmas edition, many thanks to GMC for permission to publish on my blog

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dolls

I made costumes for some dolls for Brighton Museum in 2005 as part of an interactive display for children. Each wooden box contained accessories for the costumes but unfortunately some visitors took them home as a souvenir so the dolls … Continue reading

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costume making

I have been making 18th century peasant costumes for an opera. This effect on the bottom of a skirt looks like origami.

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