brocade dress

Pink (looked crimson in dim light), gold, purple satin thin brocade dress created with orange satin bertha and neck choker for October Gaskell's Victorian dance. For more modern look, orange bertha can be removed.

front front

Items constructed for this costume:

bodice bodice


Sleeves bodice laces up back with yellow ribbon, self piping on top and bottom edges, sweetheart neckline. Orange satin bertha for Halloween/October Gaskell's. Orange bertha removed would make dress wearable to a modern formal.
bodice bodice
Based from McCalls 2799


Gathered skirt with a set waistband, back hook and eye closure, hidden side pockets, two one inch tucks near hem.
Waist: 27"
Length: approx 38"
Hem circumference: approx 119"

Completed: October 2005