"Create stunning costumes for women in a range of historical styles, from the mid-16th century to the
end of the 19th century. Spanning 400 years of fashion history Creating Historical Clothes covers
everything you need to know to create stunning costumes for women.
Taking you from the bodices of the mid-16th century through to the bustles of the Victorian era,
Elizabeth Friendship’s instructions and diagrams will ensure you get each period detail spot on. You’ll
learn to draft and cut patterns to build your own historical costume wardrobe of perfectly fitted and
historically accurate gowns and garments. Friendship’s unique method of pattern drafting ensures that
they can be adapted to fit wearers of all shapes and sizes.
Lavishly illustrated throughout with historical paintings and illustrations Creating Historical Clothes is
ideal for costume students, professional historical dressmakers and amateur costume enthusiasts alike."
I was very impressed by this book. The patterns and instructions were easy to follow and the book was well illustrated throughout.
So if you would like to win a copy please add your name in the comments below. I do have to sadly moderate the comments first due to spam messaging so your name may not appear straight away. The competition closes on December 10th at 09.00 UK time. The winner will be chosen by random and I will announce the name on my blog on the 11th December.