Linda Przybyszewski, PhD

ASG Conference

Professor Pski gave the keynote address to more than 500 members of the American Sewing Guild at their annual conference in Indianapolis, IN.

Francis Branch

Professor Pski illustrated the evolution of fashion with her own garments made from vintage sewing patterns at a branch of the  St. Joseph County Public Library.

Upcoming Events


Professor Pski spoke recently to the Dowagiac Junior Women's Art League in South Bend, Indiana, and traveled to Lexington, Kentucky to talk about vintage fashion to the members of the needlework guilds and the extension professionals in Lexington. 


She will be speaking at a roundtable as a winner of a Public Scholar Award from the National Endowment for the Humaities on “Writing History for the General Reader" at the annual meeting of the American Historical Association in Washington DC in January of 2018.




Speaking Engagements

Professor Pski is available for speaking engagements.

A talented public speaker, both entertaining and informative,

Professor Pski can talk about fashion, modern and vintage. Have her out to speak on the best wardrobe for today's working woman, on the descent of design in women's fashion, or historical topics from the rise of the tea gown to the impact of war on fashion.

She has been invited to speak at history museums and art museums, at public libraries, at colleges and high schools, to women's clubs and sewing groups. Beautifully illustrated with slides, or demonstrated with clothing made from original vintage patterns, her talks win rave reviews from listeners young and old.

If you would like to have her out to speak,

please use the "Contact" button to send a message.




Indianapolis Museum of Art

Supporters of the museum gathered for tea while all wearing their best hats, while Professor Pski explained the origins of the tea dress in England which evolved into the afternoon dress in America.

  Book Clubs

  Is your book club reading The Lost Art of Dress?

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