Costume Research
Patterns & Instructions
Recommended Reading



Arnold, Janet, Patterns of Fashion: The Cut and Construction of Clothes for Men and Women C1560-1620
Arnold, Janet, Patterns of Fashion: 1660-1860

Ashelford, Jane, The Art of Dress: Clothes and Society, 1500-1914

Burnston, Sharon Ann, Fitting & Proper

Baumgarten, Linda, et al, Costume Close Up: Clothing Construction and Pattern, 1750-1790
Baumgarten, Linda, What Clothes Reveal: The Language of Clothing in Colonial and Federal America

Bradfield, Nancy, Costume in Detail: Women's Dress 1730-1930

Cumming, Valerie, Visual History of Costume Accessories: From Hats to Shoes: 400 Years of Costume Accessories

Cunnington, C. Willett et al, The History of Underclothes

Davis, R.I. et al, Men's Seventeenth & Eighteenth Century Costume: Cut and Fashion

Gehret, Ellen, Rural Pennsylvania Clothing

Gilgun, Beth, Tidings from the 18th Century

Hart, Avril et al, Fashion in Detail: From the 17th and 18th Centuries

Hunnisett, Jane, Period Costume for Stage & Screen: Patterns for Women's Dress 1500-1800

Kyoto Costume Institute, Fashion

Queen, Sally, Textiles for Colonial Clothing

Ribiero, Aileen, Dress in Eighteenth-Century Europe 1715-1789 (Revised Edition)
Ribiero, Aileen, The Art of Dress: Fashion in England and France 1750 to 1820
Ribiero, Aileen, and Valerie Cumming, The Visual History of Costume

Waugh, Norah, The Cut of Women's Clothes, 1600-1930
Waugh, Norah, The Cut of Men's Clothes: 1600-1900
Waugh, Norah, Corsets and Crinolines

Scottish Costume & History:
Craig, Maggie, Damn Rebel Bitches

MacLean, Fitzroy, Highlanders: A History of the Scottish Clans

Reid, Angus et al, Highland Clansman 1689-1746 (Warrior Series)
Reid, Stuart et al, 18th Century Highlanders (Men-At-Arms Series)


Fischer, David Hackett, Albion's Seed: Four British Folkways in America

Hess, Clarke E., Mennonite Arts (Schiffer Book for Collectors)

Neumann, George, Antique Country Furnishings

Neumann, George, Collector's Illustrated Encyclopedia of The American Revolution

Phillips, Kevin P., The Cousins' Wars: Religion, Politics,and the Triumph of Anglo-America

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