"Any activity becomes creative
when the doer cares about doing it right, or doing it better."
- John Updike
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In crafting historically accurate clothing, it is as important
for the pattern to be accurate as it is for the embellishment.
In tailoring, the pattern dictates what the end product will
look like far more than any embellishment or even fabric choice.
Extant Pattern Manuscripts
Pattern Manuscripts Available on