Sewing and Tailoring Resources

Last Updated: October 9th, 2020

General Sewing Tips and Techniques

Working with Sewing Patterns

Garment Draping

Garment Design

Garment Alterations



Padding and Shaping Garments

Stockings and Hose

Shirts and Tunics

Gowns and Dresses


Aprons and Protective Garments

Coats, Cloaks and Vests

Buttons, Laces and Closures

Hats and Head Coverings

Purses and Bags


Non-Clothing Projects

Clothing and Accessory Resources

Last Updated: October 8th, 2020

Resources Covering Multiple Time Periods

Ancient Europe (270,000 BCE – 500 BCE)

European Antiquity (500 BCE – 400 CE)

European Middle Ages (400 CE – 1400 CE)

European Renaissance (1400 CE – 1600 CE)

European Colonial Period (1600 CE – Present)