Click to enlarge. First row left: front. Right: back. Second row left: inside lining. Right: back waist. Third row left: sleeve cuff. Right: hem decoration. Fourth row left: wearing at Costume Con 27 2009. Right: wearing at Dress U 2012.
Pattern: Sense and Sensibility Romantic Dress pattern
Fabric and Materials: Cotton print for the fashion fabric, cotton muslin for the lining, silk organza interfacing in the sleeve heads, linen tape for the waistband and button loops, bone buttons, metal hooks
Blog Posts: Here
Click to enlarge. Left: c.1828 from the Victoria and Albert Museum. Right: 1825-1828 from Costume in Detail.
Notes: Begun September 2008, finished March 2009. Main reference was Costume in Detail by Nancy Bradfield. Also Nineteenth-Century Fashion in Detail by Lucy Johnston.