Sewing and Tailoring Resources

Last Updated: December 30th, 2020

General Sewing Tips and Techniques

Fabric Preparation

Sewing Machine Maintenance

Working with Sewing Patterns

Garment Draping

Garment Design

Garment Alterations

Buttons, Laces and Closures



Padding and Shaping Garments

Stockings and Hose

Shirts and Tunics

Jumpsuits and Rompers

Gowns and Dresses

Breeches and Trousers


Aprons and Protective Garments

Coats, Cloaks and Vests

Hats and Head Coverings

Purses, Bags and External Pockets


Non-Clothing Projects

Clothing and Accessory Resources

Last Updated: December 30th, 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)

Fiction Set in the Period

European Fantasy