Mark takes his Playboy Club Bunny Suit research to the next level by constructing an authentic Bunny uniform of his own.
In "The Curious Case of the Bifurcated Cottontail", detective Mark deciphers and develops a pattern for the Playboy Club Bunny Suit.
Jennifer explores a vintage pattern for combination drawers, including detailed instructions for taking measurements.
Discussing a fundamental element of the 1950's wardrobe, with a detailed how-to for a slip to be worn under sheath style dresses.
Anna introduces the sheer negligee of the 1950s and 60s; a versatile lingerie garment, and easy to make in a variety of different forms.
Early C20th lingerie evolved to compliment new fashions. Jennifer studies the brassiere as seen in 1921: half corset; half snug fitting, structured tank top.
Retro lingerie guru Mark shows you how to make your own custom fully-fashioned vintage-style stockings with French or Cuban heels.
Jennifer constructs a 1920's Envelope Chemise - foundation garment for those stunning 'Flapper dresses' - in a way that is fun and practical.
As fashion changed in the early C20th, so did underwear. Kelly guides us through the making of a teens brassiere, or corset cover, to go under an evening gown.
Jennifer guides us through drafting, fitting and decorating a vintage Edwardian-style princess slip; a useful item of underwear in any lady's trousseau!
Today many burlesque performers commission pasties (small nipple covers) to match their costumes, so the ability to make them is a valuable commodity for a corsetmaker.
In Letters, Questions and Advice this month: Laura sends in a great lighting suggestion, Rachelle asks about 1840's corset resources, and Hanna wonders how to make a 1950's style bra for her new dress.