To better assist our participants in choosing workshops that they will be comfortable with, we have devised the following Level system. For the best possible experience, it is suggested that you only attempt classes where you have achieved the skills listed for each level.
Want to know some of the hand sewing skills you will be learning?
Check out our You Tube Tutorials
Beginner Level 1
You have discovered the world of Historic clothing but are not sure where to begin. This is a great place to start! Check each skill below and you will be ready for your first foray into Historic clothing!
Advanced Beginner Level 1
You have made your first Historic clothing piece! You are now ready to try something that will hone your hand sewing skills and teach you a variety of simpler Historic clothing items and accessories.
Intermediate Level 2
You are ready to move on to basics of an 18th or early 19th century wardrobe, like a gown, waistcoat or a man or lady's jacket,
Good hand sewing skills are required. See our Youtube Channel for tutorials.
Advanced Level 3
You are now knee deep into historic costuming and ready to take the plunge! This level will teach you the more complicated fashions of the time, such as a Polonaise Gown, Regency Pelisse, Man’s Breeches, Great Coats, Sacque Back Gown & Stays
Advanced Plus Level 4
You now find yourself embracing the mindset and skills of the mantua maker and tailor. You are looking to spread your wings and hone those skills to a fine tooth!