#111 Ladies Early 1860's Day Dress - with 3 sleeve options, collar, and undersleeves
All Views have a two dart front bodice and a classic curved V, tucked back. The darts are boned. The front of the skirt is directionally knife pleated, the sides are box pleated and the back is cartridge pleated (gauged). The bodice, sleeves, and skirt are flat lined with polished cotton. The skirt has a pocket and is stitched to the bodice. The bodice has piping at the neck, armscyes and waist. View A has coat sleeves, View B has pagoda sleeves, and View C has pleated pagoda sleeves.
Dress Fabric: Silk- Taffeta, Loom-Figured, Moire, Satin, Iridescent, Faille. Drapey or Slubby silk not recommended. Wool - Challis, Cheviot, Herringbone, Gabardine, Worsted, Serge, Broadcloth, Twill, Flannel or Novelty Weaves. Lining: Polished Cotton, Sateen or Plain Cotton. Collar and Undersleeves-White Cotton Broadcloth, Cambric, Batiste, Lawn, Nainsook, Organdy. Notions: Four 5" long, 1/4" wide bones, 10 5/8" buttons or 12 3/8" buttons and/or 14 medium size hooks and eyes. Fine gauge cotton cooking or knitting twine. Poly or cotton stuffing.
Civil War, Dickens, Victorian Hoop Era, Gone with the Wind. Large, Clear instructions with simple directions.