60 Civil War-Era Fashion Patterns by Kristina Seleshanko Assembled from issues of a popular 19th-century periodical, these patterns include dresses, pants, jackets, and other apparel for women and children, plus suggestions for employing modern tools and techniques.
Historic English Costumes and How to Make Them by Talbot Hughes, Kristina Seleshanko This well-researched guide traces the evolution of English fashion for men and women through hundreds of illustrations. More than a history of style, it's a dressmaker's delight, filled with scaled-down patterns for 67 authentic costumes.
Costume and Fashion by Alan Weller From Native American rituals to the court of Versailles, this fashion archive presents finery from around the world. Focusing chiefly on Western styles, it spans centuries of attire from every walk of life. 206 illustrations.
Historic American Costumes and How to Make Them by Mary Evans Easy-to-use illustrated handbook presents step-by-step instructions and patterns for clothes and accessories from colonial times through the Civil War. A bonus CD features every pattern in vector files.
Montgomery Ward Fashions of the Twenties by JoAnne Olian This stylish collection offers hundreds of sepia-tone illustrations and captions that depict the fashions of the '20s — from women's chemise dresses and hats to men's suits and work clothes, plus kids' apparel.
Erté Postcards in Full Color by Erté 24 exquisite masterpieces by the greatest theatrical and fashion illustrator of the 20th century are reproduced in full color in postcard form for mailing. "Harlequin," "Oriental Tale," "Stolen Kisses" and more.
Over 400 striking fashion designs from rare issues of Godey's Lady's Book (1837-1869) — the most influential women's magazine of the period. Introduction and captions. 435 designs, 42 in full color.
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