We are excited and thrilled to teach this comprehensive 18th Century series. Inspired by the American Duchess Book by the incredibly knowledgeable Lauren Stowell and Abby Cox.
Our very own Mela Hoyt-Heydon will cover many of the techniques taught in the American Duchess book along with her own techniques developed from years as a Union Costume Designer and Historical Costume Creator.
This series will cover traditional 18th century clothing beginning with undergarments including; shift, stays, petticoat, and bum pad. Finishing with an Italian style gown.
You may take the classes separately or take the entire series.
This class will cover making a cap/s. It will be taught on 1 Tuesday evening class.
Caps-The most important female head covering of the 18th Century was the cap. It was worn by women of all classes and stations almost all the time, except for formal evening occasions such as opera or balls.
Class time: 1 session, 3 hours class
Maximum class size: 8 people
Supplies needed: A supply list will be sent once you have registered.
Prerequisites: Introduction to the Sewing Machine and Beginning Sewing or basic sewing skills
Fee: $35 for 1 session