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Some miscellany links, mostly my own favorites - having more or less to do with my dressmaking hobby.

The Olde Militia of Helsinki and the Fine Citizens of the Town
A group of people interested in the living history of the 18th century.

 La Couturiere Parisienne
A great site with pictures and research of costume history.

Your Wardrobe Unlock'd
Costumer's webzine with montly updates. Diverse and interesting articles about period fashions, construction techniques, book reviews etc.

An interesting and amusing site, a large link collection of museum costumes, beautiful costumes and detailed project diaries about making them.

The Costumer's Guide to Movie Costumes
Regularly updated site about movie costuming with a lot of pictures about period movie costumes.

American Duchess Blog
Hardly needs any introduction!

American Duchess Shop
Beautiful reproduction shoes, buckles and stockings.

At the Sign of the Golden Scissors
Mind-blowing blog about 18th century clothing with focus on American colonies.

Rococo Atelier
The blog of my talented young friend Sanna-Mari.

Duran Textiles AB
Beautiful reproduction textiles, rather expensive but at least you can see the pretty pictures of costumes made of them. An archieve of newsletter-editions with articles about 18th century subjects, costume- and otherwise.


Käsityöliike Merletto

The places I shop for materials, mostly. In Finnish.