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Reconstructing The French Hood: An In-depth Analysis – Originally Published in June 2009 on Your Wardrobe Unlock’d. (27 pages, 8MB)
Fabulous French Hoods – The first pieces of research, 2006
Step-By-Step Draping Tutorial For A Basic 16th Century Bodice – In photo-format to take the mystery out of draping, 2009.
Eliminating Darts From A Basic Pattern Sloper – The earliest tutorial for this website, 2000.
Sixteenth Century Supportive Garments:
Bodies, Stays, and Corsets – A Very Preliminary Report – A brief report on on-going research concerning the existence of separate boned garments before 1580 in England.
Elizabethan Corsetry – What We Think We Know – Handout for West Kingdom A&S Tournament, June 2009
Various Boning Options for Historical Corsetry- Uses and ideas for boning in Historical Corsetry
Tudor Is The New Black – An Introduction To The Tudor Look – An introductory article written for Finery, January 2008