Further reading

Janet Arnold, Patterns of fashion I. Englishwomen’s dresses & their construction, c. 1660-1860 (New York: Macmillan Drama Book, 1972)


Janet Arnold, (1975). Decorative features: Pinking, snipping and slashing. Costume. Journal of Costume Society, 9, 1979 p. 22-25


Janet Arnold, Patterns of fashion. The cut and construction of clothes for men and women, c. 1560-1620 (New York: Macmillan Drama Book, 1985)


Janet Arnold, Patterns of Fashion 4. The cut and construction of linen skirts, smocks, neckwear, headwear and accessories for men and women, c. 1540-1660 (London: Macmillan, 2008)


Linda Baumgarten, Florine Carr & John Watson, Costume close-up: clothing construction and pattern, 1750 - 1790 (Williamsburg, Va: Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, in assoc. with Quite Specific Media Group, New York 1999)


Linda Baumgarten, What clothes reveal: the language of clothes in colonial and federal America (New Haven: Yale University Press, 2012)


Nancy Bradfield, Costume in detail, 1730-1930, 1st Costume & Fashion Press ed. (New York: Costume & Fashion Press 1997 [1968]).


Ulla Centergran & Kiki Kirwall, Folkdräkter förr och nu. Tradition och sömnad (Stockholm: Natur & Kultur, LTs förlag 1986) ”Folk costume in the past and present. Tradition and sewing.” Text in Swedish, photos and many useful drawings.


Elisabeth Crowfoot & Frances Pritchard & Kay Staniland, Textiles and clothing c.1150-c.1450 (London: HMSO, 1992)


Esther Grølstedt , Sy folkedragten selv (Copenhagen: Høst & Søn, 1985)


"Sew your own folk costume.” Text in Danish, 28 patterns, good photos, useful drawings of details and seams.


Britta Hammar & Pernilla Rasmussen, Kvinnligt mode under två sekel (Lund: Signum, 2001)


Fashion dresses 1740 – 1860 in the collection of Kulturen, Lund. Text in Swedish, short summary in English, 27 patterns, photos and good drawings of seams.


Avril Hart & Susan North, Historical fashion in detail: the 17th and 18th centuries (London: V&A Publications, 2000[1998]).


Lucy Johnston, Nineteenth-century fashion in detail (London: V&A Publications, 2005)


Eleri Lynn, Underwear: fashion in detail (London: V&A Publications, 2010).


Susan North & Jenny Tiramani (eds.), Seventeenth-century women's dress patterns. Book 1 (London: V&A Publications, 2011).


Susan North & Tiramani Jenny (eds.), Seventeenth-century women's dress patterns. Book 2 (London: V&A Publications, 2012).


Johannes Pietsch & Karen Stolleis, Kölner Patrizer- und Bürgerkleidung des 17. Jahrhunderts. Die Kostümsammlung Hüpsch im Hessischen Landesmuseum Darmstadt (Riggisberger Berichte, 15. Riggisberg: Abegg-stiftung, 2008).


Pernilla Rasmussen, Skräddaren, sömmerskan och modet: arbetsmetoder och arbetsdelning i tillverkningen av kvinnlig dräkt 1770-1830 (Diss. Uppsala: Uppsala University, 2010).


P.A. Sykas: ”Rethreading: Notes towards a history of sewing thread in Britain”, in Textiles revealed: Object Lessons in Historic Textile and Costume Research , ed. by Mary M. Brooks (London: Archetype, 2000) pp. 123-136.


P.A. Sykas & Lone de Hemmer Egeberg, Tråden i øjet-noter till engelsk sytråds historie (Copenhagen: Tenen, 2002)


Claire Wilcox & Valerie D Mendes, Modern fashion in detail (Woodstock, N.Y.: Overlook Press, 1991).

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