Dicken's Dress
Dickens Dress

Dicken's dress. Blue purple cotton plaid with black satin trim.
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Items constructed for this costume:

bodice bodice


Blue purple plaid bodice with black satin and purple ribbon trim on lower edge and sleeve edge. Black satin lined peplum and sleeves. Round purple buttons up front.
Pattern: Based on Janet Arnold, "Patterns of Fashion 1", 1964, page 67, c.1856-60 The Vicoria and Albert Museum wedding dress

Flounced Skirt

Blue purple plaid cotton drawstring skirt has two gathered flounces with black satin and purple ribbon trim and hidden side pockets.
flounced dress

Previous Bunny Incarnation

Previously the skirt was worn as a costume with bunny ears, tails and furry corset. Notice the fullness more petticoats or a hoop gives when worn under the skirt.

Completed: October 2005