Rock the Frock- 1620s Spanish Court Gown

1660 Schnittbuch aus Bregenz

1641- Kisszeben

1520s- Mary of Hungary

The gown has been dated to the 1520s based on the fabric weave, the style, and probable connection to Mary of Hungary and Louis II. This connection is not yet substantiated by physical, written, or visual evidence outside the aforementioned style and the potential for the garments to have been presented as gifts to the Mariazell shrine by the royal couple while on a pilgrimage around the time of their wedding.

Read the full article…

1907 Textiles and Clothing

1911 Text-book on Domestic Art

1883 A System for Cutting Ladies Garments

1885 L. B. Hale’s Syetm of French Dress Cutting

1894 The Scientific System of Dress Cutting

1902 … Harriet A Brown System

1892 Prof. De Lamorton’s Self-teaching

1890 Prof. M. Kapham’s Kid Glove Fitting

1913 Practical Sewing and Dressmaking

1918 The Practical Designer

1890 Points of Dress Cutting and Fitting

1891 The Perfection Taylor System

1914 The Perfect Dressmaking System

1890 The Perfect Dress Fitter

1915 The New Era Pattern

1922 Pattern Making