"Costumes with Character: Make Your Own Costumes from Eleven Time Periods with One Dress!" It is Easy to Make Historical Costumes with Only One Dress! Are you ready to make history come alive? This easy sewing book has patterns and step-by-step instructions for making accessories for eleven different time periods. Brave the wilderness in an authentic looking pioneer bonnet, attend a tea party in a Victorian collar, and help America win the Revolution dressed in a vest. These are just a few of the time periods covered in this innovative book. "Costumes with Character" highlights eleven different eras in American history. The chapters are: Colonial, Quaker, American Revolution, Young Republic, Romantic Era, Pioneer, Civil War, Sailor, Victorian 1880s & 1890s, and Turn of the Century. Each chapter has color instructions to make cuffs, aprons, bonnets, hats, collars, vests, etc. There are also lots of extra goodies like quotes, quizzes, and beautiful pictures. You will learn more about the history of the eras from reliable old sources. This is a fun book for girls and ladies of all ages. The patterns are designed for young adults but a handy adjustment formula is included to help you use the patterns for younger girls.