Church Vestments and Textiles by Margery Roberts

Sewing Church Linens by Elizabeth Morgan.

Vestments for All Seasons by Barbara Dee Baumgarten.


The Costume Making Guide: Creating Armor and Props for Cosplay by Svetlana Quindt.

Followed by millions of people from all over the world, master armor maker Svetlana Quindt aka "Kamui Cosplay" will help you bring your cosplay dreams to life with your own two hands! Kamui Cosplay deconstructs the work that goes into making a complete costume, from the first thought to the final photo. Tutorials cover design planning, fabricating body armor, 3D painting techniques and more.

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Medieval Franks dress of the 10th Century.

Middle ages costumes. Frankish King, Queen, Noble ladies, King Charles the Bald, Page, Court scribe, Emperor Henry II, Bishop.

Medieval Franks dress of the 10th Century.

Medieval Franks dress of the 10th Century.

Top row left: Frankish king and queen. Right: Frankish noble ladies.
Bottom row left to right: King Charles the Bald with Empire insignia. Page and court scribe. Right: Emperor Henry II and Frankish bishop.


First Time Sewing: The Absolute Beginner's Guide by Editors Of Creative Publishing

Filled with detailed descriptions of materials and tools, the easy step-by-step instructions for all the basic sewing techniques will have you creating projects like aprons, pillows, and even pants and shorts in no time.

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Gallery: On the history of costumes. From Ancient to the 19th century.