Shared May 18, 2019
For the Everyday Victorian.
The Keystone Guide to Jacket and Dress Cutting: https://archive.org/details/keystonej...
Bertha Banner’s Household Sewing with Home Dressmaking: https://play.google.com/books/reader?...
Fine Times Watches: Alan Cartwright, owner; based in Derbyshire. http://www.instagram.com/finetimeswat...
Brush braid footage courtesy of Olga (http://www.instagram.com/berolinensis) as found on the hem of an extant Edwardian skirt in her own collection.
Cathy Hay’s skirt blog post: https://thepeacockdress.com/2018/11/c...
And see her Instagram feed for the progress updates: http://www.instagram.com/cathy.hay
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Wool: Ayazmoon Fabrics, NYC (c. 5 yds)
Tarlatan: Regular weight (c. 6 yds). Takach Press, https://shop.takachpress.com/Tarlatan...
Pocket cotton: stash cabbage
Hem braid: Burnley & Trowbridge (5 yds) https://www.burnleyandtrowbridge.com/...
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Portals to Other Realms:
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Luminous Rain by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/...)
“The Closing of Summer” by Asher Fulero, YouTube Audio Library
“Dream of the Ancestor” by Asher Fulero, YouTube Audio Library
Additional cinematography by Cathy Hay
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NYC Garment District | Fabric Shopping Adventure!
Buying a Knockoff of My Own Dress: An Educated Roast (actual fire used for Scientific Purposes)
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500 Years of Correcting “Historical” Halloween Costumes
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