FINAL Front Cover



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To celebrate the publication of the 5th book in Janet Arnold’s Patterns of Fashion series we are holding a Study Day

Saturday 3rd November 2018, 10am to 5pm

The Art Workers’ Guild

6 Queen Square, London WC1N 3AT

Tickets £30


A vegetarian lunch will be provided and there will be displays & demonstrations

Presentations by the authors and contributors will include:

Luca Costigliolo   17th and 18th Century Pattern Drafting Methods for Bodies & Stays

Vanessa Hopkins – From the Archives: Documentary Evidence of 18th Century Stay- and Hoopmakers in England

Niki Miles             Stays in Context: The Verney Family Connection

Sebastien Passot – “To Perfect my Art”: the Construction of Hoops & Stays in 18th Century French Texts

Claire Thornton   The Decoration of Court Stays c.1675 to 1725

Jenny Tiramani    Stays as Outerwear in the 17th & 18th Centuries