Like every historical costumer ever, I’ve always wanted to make an 18th century red wool cloak. Who doesn’t want to be deliciously cozy and comfortable while dressing up as an actual fairytale!?
I think everyone who makes 18th century costumes develops their own petticoat-ing method, with their favourite stitches and order of assembly.
This week’s Rate the Dress is a 1780s frock which combines sleek taffeta and a smooth bodice with an abundance of poofs and frills.