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Courses we recommend:


MS212: Care of Textiles
              Course Description & Info     Instructor: Ann Coppinger
              Student Login    Price: $475
              Nov 4 – Nov 29, 2013     [Learn More]   
              May 5 – May 30, 2014     [Learn More]   
              Nov 3 – Nov 28, 2014     [Learn More]   


Books and products we recommend:


Construction of Museum Quality Mannequins Training Workshop 

Links to related information on other sites:

Wet Cleaning Quilts at Home

Archival Mounts For Paintings On Textiles

To Bleach or not to Bleach…

The Care and Preservation of Antique Textiles and Costumes

Storing Wedding Gowns and Textile Heirlooms

AIC Salvaging Water Damaged Textiles

Preserving historic quilts, by Deborah Bede Tech Talk/September 1997/Vol. XXV, No. 9 – (An Adobe PDF file) techtalk/TechTalkSeptember1997.pdf

Advice for framing textiles.

Patterns of History (Web site for historic costume and undergarment patterns)

Fan Collection Preserved wn05-1/wn05-104.html

Storage Techniques for Hanging Garments: Padded Hangers (Conserve-O-Gram 4/5)- (An Adobe PDF file) conserveogram/04-05.pdf

Causes, Detection, and Prevention of Mold and Mildew on Textiles (Conserve-O-Gram 16/1)- (An Adobe PDF file) conserveogram/16-01.pdf

Care of Historic Costume and Textiles

Preservation Tips for New Garments:


Information on Costume Mounting (mannequins)