Historical fashion icon Bernadette Banner has compiled the best, most effective historic sewing techniques for altering, restoring and maintaining your wardrobe for sustainable slow fashion.
Bernadette Banner is a popular historical fashion YouTuber best known for her research on Victorian and Edwardian fashion trends and techniques. She has made videos for Glamour and was formerly a Broadway costume designer. She lives in New York City.
"From inspirational essays on style, finding your voice, and
exploring your roots through
clothing, to how to mend, decorate, and maintain your modern clothes, this book is perfect for anyone who is interested in style and clothing."
--Abby Cox, Dress Historian, YouTuber and author of The American Duchess Guide to 18th Century Dressmaking "This book is a must-have for all who sew, buy, or wear clothing. Bernadette Banner provides readers with a charming, thoughtful and informative guide to the
practicalities of stitching garments by hand--yet this book is so much more. In a world that pushes for constant consumption, Banner encourages us to stop, think, and stitch our way to a sartorially sustainable future."
--Dr. Serena Dyer, Dress Historian