Tudor Tailor Unveils Buttonhole and Pinking Tools

Historical costume brand The Tudor Tailor has commissioned a limited number of pinking and buttonhole cutting tools. Thousands of viewers witnessed the process of cutting fabric in this way in the Tudor Tailor workshop in the BBC series A Stitch in Time. “After a long time in the development we are delighted to at last be able … Read more

Butchart and Laverty Talk Film Fashion

Hundreds of costume professionals filled Piccardilly’s Jewel Bar on March 15 to make new contacts and listen to fashion historians Amber Butchart and Christopher Laverty discuss the role of costume in film. The over-subscribed event was organised by costumer Wendy Benstead and filled the Middle-East-themed venue during cocktail happy hour. The Fashion of Film and … Read more

Ninya Mikhaila – The Tudor Tailor of a Stitch in Time

The Costume Rag meets Ninya Mikhaila, the historical costumier from BBC4’s A Stitch in Time who explains what it was like setting up her historically-accurate sewing firm straight out of college in 1994. We all love A Stitch in Time but what did we not get to see on camera? “Well, most of the construction process … Read more