1870s Reproduction Red Bustle Dress

Reproduction 1870s red polyester bustle dress started as a bodice mock up for a different bustle gown and was finished to wear on Friday night social at Costume College 2018.
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Red Bustle Dress

1870s Reproduction Red Bustle Dress Front. 1870s Reproduction Red Bustle Dress Quarter View. 1870s Reproduction Red Bustle Dress Left. 1870s Reproduction Red Bustle Dress Back. 1870s Reproduction Red Bustle Dress Right. 1870s Reproduction Red Bustle Dress Right Quarter View.



Bodice

Red polyester bridal satin bodice has small puffed sleeves, buttons up front, back pleats, interior boning, bag lined with same fabric.
Pattern: Truly Victorian TV416 using their sizing methods

1870s Reproduction Red Polyester Bodice Front. 1870s Reproduction Red Polyester Bodice Left Quarter View. 1870s Reproduction Red Polyester Bodice Left. 1870s Reproduction Red Polyester Bodice Back. 1870s Reproduction Red Polyester Bodice Right. 1870s Reproduction Red Polyester Bodice Right Quarter View.
Used double wide seam binding as boning channels.

Overskirt

Pre-ruffled red polyester sheer is pleated up the side backs with back tacked in center and left flowing for train. Pleated into red polyester bridal satin waistband with hook and eye on right back.

1870s Reproduction Red Polyester Overskirt Front. 1870s Reproduction Red Polyester Overskirt Left Quarter View. 1870s Reproduction Red Polyester Overskirt Left. 1870s Reproduction Red Polyester Overskirt Back. 1870s Reproduction Red Polyester Overskirt Right. 1870s Reproduction Red Polyester Overskirt Right Quarter View.

Underskirt

Red polyester bridal satin bustle underskirt has two hidden side pockets and back left hook and eye closures.

Pattern: Truly Victorian TV201 1870s Underksirt Size G. Instructions are mostly text and assumes user knows how to put on a skirt waistband. I used a lot of previous sewing knowledge for construction. Shortened 1", added 2nd pocket, added interfacing to waistband, added back placket instead of overlapping 2" over back.

Finished measurements: TODO Check these
Waist: 31.25"
Front length: 39"
Side length: 39.5"
Back length: 43"
Hem circumference: 130"

1870s Reproduction Red Polyester Underskirt Front. 1870s Reproduction Red Polyester Underskirt Left Quarter View. 1870s Reproduction Red Polyester Underskirt Left. 1870s Reproduction Red Polyester Underskirt Back. 1870s Reproduction Red Polyester Underskirt Right. 1870s Reproduction Red Polyester Underskirt Right Quarter View.

Grand Bustle

Made previously. Shown as example of foundation garment. White cotton muslin grand bustle with hoops and flounce.
Pattern: Truly Victorian TV108
1870s Grand Bustle Front 1870s Grand Bustle Left Three Quarter View 1870s Grand Bustle Left 1870s Grand Bustle Right Back 1870s Grand Bustle Right Three Quarter View 1870s Grand Bustle Right



Completed: July 2018