It was fantastic spending some serious time in the British Library archives, going through previously unpublished periodicals and magazines from the 18th century to the 1930s. Sounds like something our public broadcasting station might pick up - someday. I've watched all the episodes and there's a mass of sewing and textile detail in each. Chaps of a certain age had better find important jobs to do at 9pm on Wednesdays for the next few weeks. Why do you Brits have all the crazy good tv shows? Sarah discovered her dual passion for history and costume right around the age of twelve.
If you own the rights to content here and wish it removed, please contact us. I do so hope there will be a second series. This film was made in the pre-internet age but the methods discussed here are still relevant today. You may recognise Amber from. I appreciated the sewing challenges as a sewer myself and watched with admiration as Ninya manipulated the cotton lawn for the Marie Antoinette chemise.
Really enjoying a Stitch in Time. Except John will suffer more. Have you seen A Stitch in Time? The first episode of A Stitch In Time was broadcast in February, 2018. We also meet those who are helping these designers to realize their dreams through proper business planning. Each episode goes off on a series of tangents appropriate to the garment. Without a scrap of caricature about her, Linda is ordinary and normal — and right at the centre of the story. What do the French know about fashion anyhow? It was fantastic spending some serious time in the British Library archives, going through previously unpublished periodicals and magazines from the 18th century to the 1930s.
The book charts the history of fashion and the social calendar in Britain through the fashion plates of some of the most important publications, offering a record of fashion illustration in Britain that spans across three centuries. Assisted by Harriet Waterhouse and Hanna Marples, Ninya demonstrates the process of recreating the clothing of the past, while Amber visits collections and speaks with experts who discuss both the broad and the nuanced aspects of historical clothing in art. Girlfriends Rating: A Stitch in Time Rating: That drawer in the shed needs sorting. Style rules are there to be broken. One of these days, she might even start updating again. Chaps of a certain age had better find important jobs to do at 9pm on Wednesdays for the next few weeks.
Did you miss an episode of A Stitch In Time but don't you wan't that to happen in the future? It took me from charity shops to sorting warehouses in Leeds and the markets and tailors of Dakar, Senegal. In this documentary, directed by Rakesh Mathur asiaventures gmail. Visual content is copyrighted to its respective owners, and inclusion here is under fair use for criticism, comment, and news reporting purposes. How ironic that suits are now what men wear when we want to be conformist, even invisible. She has a dapper costume style to her everyday dress and wears a dazzling array of turbans through the various episodes, even when working with indigo. Who is your biggest inspiration? I am a keen quilter with an interest in textiles and it is fascinating to watch the costumiers translating the clothes from the portraits available.
Thank you, I hope for more. When I was little you could only learn tap if you also learned ballet. She said they were very helpful in figuring out the construction of this chemise gown! We are so glad you were able to arrange the exhibition — it really complements the experience of watching the show. Thank you for the programme! Sometimes I was surprised which ones I enjoyed the most. Please set an alarm and add A Stitch In Time to your favourites, so we can remind you by email when there's a new episode available to watch. We learned that the flamboyant king invented the forerunner of the three-piece suit, in a conscious effort to create a style that was quintessentially English.
The six costumes created come to Ham House this spring, allowing visitors to see the intricate work of costumier Ninya Mikhaila and her team up close. If we get any, it's usually years after it first aired. She has also produced a two-part documentary for Radio 4 about the history of the vintage fashion industry entitled From Rags to Riches. At this point in time, only the is available on YouTube, and the full series is only available for streaming in the U. If you had a skill, what would it be? Great British Sewing Bee has not shown any signs of continuing, even the show that was planned for later this year has been postponed. That said, me and the family, loving the show.
For a short time, the recreated costumes featured are on display at I'm hoping they make it to some of the national sewing fairs and shows in the future too. I was not a fan of ballet so gave up on both. I wasn't expecting to be as drawn to the Black Prince's story and yet that was possibly the most interesting. Episode 2 looks at the global ramifications of our cast-off clothes. Hi Amber what a wonderful programme A Stitch in Time is.
Presenter and a team of expert tailors headed by , took inspiration from works of art and recreated historical clothing using only authentic methods. Or catch up later on. It took me from charity shops to sorting warehouses in Leeds and the markets and tailors of Dakar, Senegal. Where does he go on his summer holidays — the Sahara? Stitch in Time takes a garment from a moment in history- usually through a painting or art object and then looks at the story behind the garment and its wearer as well as the construction and recreation by a team of specialist historical tailors. I hope you had a joyous start to 2018! Kay Mellor, fresh from penning Love, Lies And Records on the Beeb, is top of the league at creating believable, engaging, full-on female characters. They showcase amazing textile talent- the tailors, embroiderers, dyers, fabric producers, who contribute to the different outifits.