Join Kay Demlow, owner and founder of Lavender's Green Historic Clothing, as she tells you about the quality corsets Lavender's Green makes for museums, civil war reenactors, and other lovers of historic fashions.
The lining loose at bottom and use it to cover the pleats. You can finish the bodice off entirely and whip the top of the pleated skirt to the bodice as well. That option allows for easier adjustment of size later, but doesn't work as well for a easily fraying fabric. The armscye seams are left raw and open. I've only seen them entirely finished on one women's garment, http://mantuadiary.blogspot.com/search/label/Gown
Fantasy on 18th century. Oh my god I want to wear this, so gorgeous.
Back view of trained gown, an14 Back view of fur trimmed dress. Costume parisien
Kerchief and holding train
I love seeing reproduction versions of this sweet spencer c. 1790! So adorable.