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Pattern Tour Cos80-1887, 1887 Bat Crinoline
1880's Bustle costume crinoline EvaDress Patterns formal How To My Personal Dressmaking Pattern Tour PolonaiseAlexandra Reynolds
21-piece pattern for the wings, corset bodice, flounced skirt, gloves, polonaise and fichu. 5/8" seams are given.This pattern does NOT include pieces for the crinoline or optional bustle pad. I have given recommendation in the yardage chart as to sourcing patterns for these parts. There are also no provisions for the bat headdress.I have rated this pattern advanced as it is very technically challenging. Technical abilities are required in corsetry, mitering double or single bias binding, knife-pleating, armature, draping and glove-making. Build this costume over our 1886 corset pattern offered separately, here. See my blog series for construction details and...
An EvaDress 'Advents-Kalendar' of RED! Day 10
1870's costume dress EvaDress Patterns luxe Pattern Tour Polonaise VictorianAlexandra Reynolds
In a sort of Advents-Kalendar way, I will post 'red' for each day of December through Christmas and link the image as closely as possible to EvaDress Patterns (in pattern tour form) available in the shop! Here is the tenth, if I could only wear ribbon candy...1880 silk taffeta and velvet dress, back view Detail Image per: https://i.pinimg.com/originals/ea/72/5c/ea725cb298e21b13f31561a45b011040.jpg You can sew a similar look dating to 1877 using a Polonaise pattern I want to issue in 2020: