Now for the Real Thing

After so many mockups, I actually have progress on the final 1820s yellow dress! I have assembled the bodice and put in one sleeve. Working on the second now. Of course, my students have a final tomorrow, so I’m going to be grading 200 tests for a couple days…

Piping for the back bodice seams:

Flat-lining the fashion fabric to the musling lining:

Attaching the piping:

Sewing the back seams of the bodice:

Putting a lining of muslin and silk organza in the sleeve head:


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