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The Victorian Costume

Added Oct 27, 2011

by lugreen

Woodham Ferrers,...






The finished item: chemise, corset, petticoats, bloomers, fantail skirt, overskirt and boned jacket. I’ve listed some of the individual projects, here it is complete, all ready for Halloween!

The making of can be seen at

Material Notes

cotton twill, cotton poplin, cotton, canvas, boning, satin ribbons, mother of pearl buttons, snaps




Garment Type

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    Oct 31, 2011, 03.02 AMby stitchikles

    This is stunning! Can’t wait to have a good look at the details on your blog.

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      Oct 31, 2011, 08.19 AMby lugreen

      thank you :)

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    Oct 27, 2011, 10.13 PMby thekarpster

    This is super lovely. I am obsessed with Late Victorian and I seriously want to jump into this dress right now. Great job!

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      Oct 30, 2011, 10.51 PMby lugreen

      thank you! it was a joy to make and wear.

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    Oct 27, 2011, 05.22 PMby lanternwaste33

    The bustle in the back is really cool. Nice job!

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      Oct 30, 2011, 10.52 PMby lugreen

      and so easy, a great Truly Victorian pattern, came together in an afternoon.

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    Oct 27, 2011, 12.07 PMby MissHickory

    Its amazing!!! great job…

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      Oct 30, 2011, 10.52 PMby lugreen

      Thank you :)

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