18th Century Clothes Pattern Books

The Cut of Women’s Clothes: 1600-1930 by Norah Waugh

Other Era Clothes Pattern Books

Undergarments Books

Sewing Techniques

The Lady’s Guide to Plain Sewing, Book I and II

The Workman’s Guide to Tailoring Stitches and Techniques

The Vogue Sewing Book by Patricia Perry

Couture Sewing Techniques by Claire Shaeffer

Draping for Fashion Design by Hilde Jaffe and Nurie Relis


18th Century Embroidery Techniques by Gail Marsh

Schwalm Embroidery: Techniques and Designs (Milner Craft Series) by Christine Bishop

Early American Embroidery Designs by Mildred J. Davis

18th Century Living

The Art of Cookery Made Plain and Easy by Hannah Glasse

The servant’s directory, or house-keeper’s companion by Hannah Glasse

Art Research

Thomas Gainsborough by Martin Myrone

Costume in Pictures by Phillis Cunnington

Watteau by Marianne Roland Michel

Fashion Plates



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