18th century clothing

Step back in time with authentic and elegant 18th century clothing. Explore top ideas to recreate the fashion of this iconic era and embrace the charm of historical style.
18th Century Jacket, 18th Century Womens Fashion, 18th Century Dresses, 1700 Fashion, 18th Century Women, Colonial Dress, 18th Century Dress, 18th Century Costume, 18th Century Clothing

With our guild's upcoming 18th C Picnic in Balboa Park this coming Saturday I finally kicked myself in the butt last month to replace my earlier red floral linen caraco that was too short-waisted for me. Every time I raised my arms or stood up from a chair, there was a gap between the jacket and the skirt. I actually tried to find some more of the linen to remake one but had no luck since I bought it about 5 years ago. I had lucked out buying this fabric while at Michael Levine's in the LA…

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Elizabeth Julia
18th Century Working Woman, 18th Century Jacket, 1700 Fashion, Colonial Dress, 18th Century Women, 18th Century Dress, 18th Century Costume, 18th Century Clothing, 18th Century Fashion

I realized yesterday that there are many garments I've never posted. Even some that I had shown or talked about progress with! I'm still in the process of taking pictures of everything I've made, so here are a few different styles of jackets that I've created over the last three years: Caraco Jacket, based on this original in the V&A. The fabric is a cotton chintz from the Williamsburg collection that came out a few years ago. My biggest issue was the unusual shape of this garment. It was…

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Susan Choquette
Renaisance Dress, Dresses 18th Century, 18th Century Ball Gown, 1700 Dresses, 1700s Dresses, Theatre Dress, Marie Antoinette Dresses, Gothic Victorian Dresses, Baroque Dress

Amazon.com: High-end Court Rococo Baroque Marie Antoinette Ball Dresses 18th Century Renaissance Historical Period Dress Gown for Women : Clothing, Shoes & Jewelry

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Melody Hall
18th Century Corset Pattern, 18th Century Stays Pattern, 18th Century Dress Pattern, Medieval Clothing Women, Stays Pattern, 18th Century Corset, Evil Queen Costume, 18th Century Stays, American Duchess

See those points on the front edges of the stays, at the bust?If you've got a pair of 18th century stays that lace at the center front, either fully or partially, you may have noticed those funky points that curve upwards at the bust.They're weird

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Brit
1770s - 18th century - woman's outfit with mixed print fabrics (jacket in floral, skirt in a different floral, apron in plaid/checks, and cap in floral) - From "An album containing 90 fine water color paintings of costumes." Turin : [s.n.] , [ca.1775]. In the collection of the Bunka Fashion College in Japan. Underneath the illustration is handwritten in pencil "North Holland."  - Netherlands - Dutch. 18th Century Apron, 18th Century Jacket, 1770s Fashion, 18th Century Womens Fashion, Clothing Drawing, Bunka Fashion College, 1700 Fashion, 18th Century Women, 18th Century Dress

1770s - 18th century - woman's outfit with mixed print fabrics (jacket in floral, skirt in a different floral, apron in plaid/checks, and cap in floral) - From "An album containing 90 fine water color paintings of costumes." Turin : [s.n.] , [ca.1775]. In the collection of the Bunka Fashion College in Japan. Underneath the illustration is handwritten in pencil "North Holland." - Netherlands - Dutch.

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Brennan Jammer
Wonderful Life Farm: Of Revolutionary Fashion and Food Colonial Fashion Women, 1775 Fashion, 18th Century Dress Pattern, 1750s Fashion, Colonial Woman, Colonial Clothing, Colonial Costume, 18th Century Dresses, Linen Gown

I've been quite absent lately because my in-laws have been here for a visit, and we've been busy running hither and yon having fun! Each year, Old Sturbridge Village has a Revolutionary War Reenactment that is the largest in New England. It's one of my favorite events to attend, and my in-laws planned their visit to coincide with the reenactment this year. Each time I go, I try to focus on one thing to learn more about. This time I chose two...fashion and food. I attended a talk on dressing…

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