20 Best Historical Sewing Blogs and Websites

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Historical Sewing Blogs

Here are 20 Best Historical Sewing Blogs you should follow in 2023

1. American Duchess Blog

American Duchess Blog Reno, Nevada, US
Lauren Stowell is a historical costumer, footwear designer, and co-founder of American Duchess Historical Footwear. American Duchess is a costume blog designed to educate and entertain those interested in learning more about the fashions of the 18th century and other periods of dress.
Also in Fashion History Blogs
2.9K 1 post / week Get Email Contact More

2. Wearing History Blog

Wearing History Blog California, US
Wearing History is a Vintage Revival Clothing, Sewing Patterns Blog by Lauren. This blog is a journal of my journey with sewing and costume history, including research, projects, endeavors, and miscellaneous adventures.
Also in Vintage Sewing Blogs
19.4K 869 2 posts / week Get Email Contact More

3. The Dreamstress

The Dreamstress Wellington, New Zealand
I'm Leimomi Oakes, a costumier fashion and textile historian, former museum professional, potential Ph.D. student, sewing teacher, writer, and more. The Dreamstress website is a window into my world: my projects, new things I learn, things I know so well I can teach, the amazing places I live and the amazing places I visit, the wonderful people I am surrounded by, anything interesting that catches my fancy that I think might catch yours, and, of course, Felicity the cat.
Also in Dressmaking Blogs, Couture Sewing Blogs, New Zealand Sewing Blogs
9.2K 328 47.7K 8 posts / quarter Get Email Contact More

4. The Sewing Goatherd

The Sewing Goatherd A blog devoted to all sorts of sewing projects, including historical costuming, and dairy goats. I'm Alyssa and I've been sewing since I was 6 and have ventured into historical costuming. I enjoy making modern clothing and all types of costumes for myself, friends, and family.
1 post / month Get Email Contact More

5. Redthreaded Blog

Redthreaded Blog Longmont, Colorado, US
Redthreaded provides historical costumes, Victorian, Tudor, colonial stays, for reenactment, theatre, and offer authentic design. We are a costume business specializing in high quality historically inspired costumes, gowns, corsets, and millinery, owned and managed by Cynthia Settje. Each piece is researched extensively to bring you the accurate silhouette, sumptuous fabrics, and details of the period.
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6. Fresh Frippery

Fresh Frippery Hello! I'm Vivien, a fabric junkie interested in historical costuming, cosplay, fashion design, and vintage clothing. I post tutorials on my blog because I believe costuming is about helping others.
642 7 posts / year Get Email Contact More

7. Seam Racer

Seam Racer Hi! I'm Kelly. Welcome to my 'home' on the web. One of my goals here is to document making a creative sewing project from each year between 1920 up to the 1990s, with a little modern, historical, and whatever strikes my fancy in between.
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8. Maggie May Clothing Blog

Maggie May Clothing Blog Tennessee, US
Exquisite, high quality, historical fashion that tells the story of those who came before us. Maggie May Clothing is a bespoke historical fashion atelier. Here at the studio, we believe new is not always better; clothes are meant to withstand the test of time; and exceptional craftsmanship paired with custom fit never goes out of style.
3 posts / quarter Get Email Contact More

9. Pour La Victoire

Pour La Victoire US
Welcome to my blog, where I endeavor to replicate historical garments using the techniques, materials, and resources available centuries ago! My blog consists of categories of different sewing and garment styles from the 18th, 19th and the 20th Century.
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10. Atelier Nostalgia

Atelier Nostalgia Netherlands
Nostalgic musings, on historical clothing, traditional costume, fantasy, photography and history. I'm an assistant professor in human-machine interaction and AI from the Netherlands who also loves history, sewing, folk dance & costume, and photography. This blog was created to show off my historical creations and to share inspiration and resources.
3.7K 10 posts / year Get Email Contact More

11. The Sartorial Sleuth

The Sartorial Sleuth The Sartorial Sleuth is Alyssa's blog about historical sewing research, recreation, and the conservation of historic dress. She is a dress historian with additional experience in textile science and conservation. For the past decade she has lectured on, designed, and built costumes for theatre. She's a master's candidate studying Fashion History, Textile Conservation, and Textile Science.
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12. The Sewphisticate

The Sewphisticate New York, US
An educational blog devoted to historical sewing, weaving, and living history. Anneliese is a seamstress, weaver, and living historian who honors her Chinese and American heritages through education and outreach. She documents her historical costumes and projects in progress, here, on the blog, and on social media as The Sewphisticate.
3 posts / year Get Email Contact More

13. Sew Historically

Sew Historically Hi, welcome to Sew Historically! Do you want to know how to live a simple, frugal & sustainable life inspired by history? On my blog, I show you how to refashion your old clothes, make your own beauty products, cook from scratch, and reduce, recycle & reuse things in your household.
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14. HistoricalSewing.com

HistoricalSewing.com Learn about 19th Century Costuming and Historical Sewing with our website. We welcome all sewers from beginner to advanced; whether you want to throw a costume party or you strive for the closest historical accuracy to reproduce. However, our focus is primarily on historical costuming as a hobby and art.
53.4K 3 posts / year Get Email Contact More

15. Natalie Ferguson

Natalie Ferguson A research-heavy historical costuming blog. Lots of 1790s and 1890s garments, though other eras appear. Dress diaries, tutorials, antique garments, and more. Hello, my name's Natalie Ferguson and I've been keeping this blog since 2005.
7 posts / year Get Email Contact More

16. Jane Fox Historical Costumes

Jane Fox Historical Costumes I'm Jane, I'm a historical costumer and all-around history geek. I'm using Blogger to post updates about the costumes I make and other historically-based shenanigans I get up to. Find my latest historical costumes on my blog.
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17. The Antique Sewist

The Antique Sewist Reproducing historical garments from the Medieval to the 1950s, using antique sewing patterns, extant garment patterns, and patterns professionally inferred from period art and illustrations. My name is Jennifer, but I usually go by my published pen name, Lydia Gastrell. I have been making historical clothing since 2006. I was invited to a costume party but made the costume myself for the first time.
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18. Miss Temby

Miss Temby Amateur Historical Costumer, slowly building my Tardis travelling wardrobe. I am Miss Temby, I have always enjoyed dressing up, especially in clothes of the past. I hope that you enjoy checking out my blog as I record parts of my historical costuming journey.
7 posts / year Get Email Contact More

19. Sew Last Century

Sew Last Century Hi! I'm Kenna, tumbling through history with a needle and thread. I've been sewing seriously since 2014 and costuming historically since 2016. I've managed to intertwine my hobbies and my professional life quite tidily. I'm interested in both curatorial practice and textile conservation, and historic dress is my jam!
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Historical Sewing Bloggers

Top Authors, Journalists, and Publishers covering Historical Sewing. Get Spreadsheet.
Blogger Name Email Blog Link Total Blog Posts
The Dreamstress thedreamstress.com 34
Alyssa thesewinggoatherd.blogspot.com 28
Jane jezebeljane.blogspot.com 26
Gabriela Salvador pourlavictoire.blogspot.com 26
ZipZip zipzipinkspot.blogspot.com 26
Anneliese youngsewphisticate.blogspot.com 25
Lydia Gastrell antiquesewist.blogspot.com 25
Aubry Bennett redthreaded.com/blogs/redthreaded 20
Lauren blog.americanduchess.com 17
Lina sewhistorically.com 15
Susan maggiemayfashions.com/sewingblog 13
Alyssa thesartorialsleuth.wordpress.com 12
Cynthia Settje redthreaded.com/blogs/redthreaded 12
Lauren wearinghistoryblog.com 11
Atelier Nostalgia ateliernostalgia.wordpress.com 10
freshfrippery freshfrippery.com 10
misstemby misstemby.com 10
Kenna sewingwithkenna.wordpress.com 10
kellycb seamracer.wordpress.com 8
Jennifer Rosbrugh historicalsewing.com 6
American Duchess blog.americanduchess.com 2
Aestuary American Duchess blog.americanduchess.com 1
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