dress Purple flowered printed satin Victorian 1850's style dress for Gaskell's. The Greater Bay Area Costumers Guild were meeting at the February Gaskell's with a floral theme.
bodice bodice


Purple flowered printed polyester satin, boned, off-the-shoulder bodice with dark purple satin piping, back lacing through buttonholes, and purchased artificial roses and ribbon trim. Gathered sleeves of a lighter purple polyester.
Major alterations from base McCall's M4744.


Purple flowered printed polyester satin two tiered skirt with dark purple satin trim edging. Pleated into wide waistband, hook and eye back closure, interior drawstring, hidden pockets. Purchased artificial roses and ribbon trim on upper tier.
Edit: Changed waistband into thinner waistband with drawstring because wide waistband seam showed below bodice.

Completed: February 2006