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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Parures. Les modes du second empire 1852 a 1870.

Underwear: Fashion in Detail by Eleri Lynn.

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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Second Empire Adornments. Victorian Fashion History. 19th century fashion. Second Rococo costumes.

Adornments. Parures.

Adornments. The modes of the second empire. 1852 to 1870.

L’histoire du costume féminin français. Les modes du second empire 1852 a 1870. Parures – Planche 11.


  1. Ombrelle bleue à six lés, garnie de franges bleues.
  2. Toilette de fillette, bleu vif à volants, jaquette bleu foncé, chapeau bleu.
  3. Ombrelle vert jade, ronde, franges noires.
  4. Ombrelle de soie rose, lisérés et franges noirs.
  5. Sac en fourrure de petit-gris, avec tête formant fermoir; cordelière de soie.
  6. Gibecière en astrakan et thibet, long gland de soie.
  7. Gant jaune, bracelet formé de plaques d’os avec rubis enchâssés; éventail à monture de bois peint.
  8. Boucles d’oreille en or, en forme de corbeilles contenant un oiseau.
  9. Ceinture de cuir jaune à raies noires, boucle “parisienne”.
  10. Robe de taffetas écossais rose et noir, à volants. Ombrelle à monture se repliant.
  11. Gibecière écossaise en astrakan.
  12. Boucles d’oreille amphores d’or avec chaînettes.
  13. Ombrelle en dentelle noire.
  14. Bracelet en joaillerie, à chainettes, orné d’un camée.
  15. Boucles d’oreille hottes remplies de fruits d’or.
  16. Ombrelle de soie blanche, garnie d’une frange de soie blanche également.

Read more: L’Histoire du Costume Féminin Français. Paul Louis Victor de Giafferri.

 Louis XIV. , Louis XV. , Louis XVI., Baroque, Rococo, Directoire, French Revolution, Regency, Empire, Restoration or Romanticism fashion era. German Biedermeier.


  1. The French Fashion History.
  2. Reign of Charles IX. 1560 to 1574. (Tudor, Renaissance, Spanish court dress)
  3. Reign of Henri III. 1574 to 1589. (Renaissance, early Baroque, Spanish court dress, Tudor)
  4. Reigns of Henri IV. and Louis XIII. 1589 to 1643. (Baroque)
  5. Reign of Louis XIV. 1643 to 1715. (Baroque)
  6. The Reign of Louis XV. 1715 to 1774.
  7. Reign of Louis XVI. 1780 to 1789.
  8. The French Republic 1789 to 1802.
  9. Timeline of the French Revolution 1789 – 1799.
  10. Les Modes sous la revolution 1792-1799 by Paul Louis Victor de Giafferri.
  11. Reign of Napoleon I. 1804 to 1814. France empire.
  12. Reigns of Louis XVIII. and Charles X. 1815 to 1830. Restoration,  Romanticism
  13. Fashion in the Reign of Philippe. 1830 to 1848. Victorian era. Romanticism fashion.
  14. The Second Republic. 1848 -1851. Victorian era. “Second Rococo”.
  15. The use of the Corset in the reign of Louis XVI.
  16. Ladies hat styles from 1776-1790 by Rose Bertin.
  17. Fashion under the  French revolution 1789 to 1802.
  18. Paris fashion 1793 to 1795. French revolution.
  19. The Execution of the King Louis XVI.
  20. The Execution of Marie-Antoinette.
  21. The Incroyables and Muscadins. The French directory dandies.
  22. Les Incroyables et Merveilleuses. Directoire fashion by Horace Vernet.
  23. Nymphs and Merveilleuses. By Octave Uzanne.
  24. Fashion in Paris after the Revolution. By Octave Uzanne. 1796-1800.
  25. Portraits by people during the French Revolution
  26. The Gallery of Fashion. by Nikolaus von Heideloff, London.
  27. Comparison of the French and English modes. 1808 to 1815
  28. The Salon of Madame Récamier during the French Revolution.
  29. The Salons of Paris before the French Revolution.
  30. Caraco à la francaise in 1786.
  31. The Evolution of Modern Feminine Fashion 1786.
  32. Fashion in Paris and London, 1780 to 1788.
  33. Historic hairstyles from Ancient times to the Empire.
  34. The Corset and the Crinolin from Remote Periods to the Present Time.
  35. Lace History. Reference List of Italian Laces.
  36. Collection of antique fabric design.

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The Fabric of Civilization: How Textiles Made the World Paperback – December 7, 2021
by Virginia Postrel (Author)

From Neanderthal string to 3D knitting, an “expansive” global history that highlights “how textiles truly changed the world” (Wall Street Journal)