Mainstream pattern companies sell “costume” patterns, usually in the back of their catalog. Invariably they’re of poor quality, and they are hardly ever suitable for reenactment or living history. They are designed to be used once and discarded, as the buyer usually makes the garment once – for a Halloween or other fancy-dress party – after which it will end up in the trash.
So what’s different about RH patterns you say? Read on… Continue Reading