Books & Patterns
The American Duchess Guide to 18th Century Dressmaking is the definitive how-to book for historically accurate Georgian sewing and 18th century historic costuming. From beginners to advanced historic costumers and cosplayers, The American Duchess Guide to 18th Century Dressmaking has projects for everyone, from simple caps, aprons, and neck handkerchief to advanced gown construction for four common types of Georgian dress: The English Gown, the Sacque (Robe a la Francaise), the Italian Gown, and the Round Gown. Follow each step-by-step, photographed and illustrated project to create beautiful, period-correct garments and accessories. Learn fitting on-the-body and how to dress correctly from the inside out, all included in this beautiful full-color book.