Are there variations of the engageantes (however you spell that word) on Wishing Gowns? (and if so could you possibly make a photoset?) I think they use the same appliquée for the sleeve as for the...
Mary also posts a huge variety of stuff. Like this. And funny stuff, and stuff that evokes conversation, and laughter. I've spent many happy hours conversing with Mary & company. A wonderful bunch..
1870s Day/dinner Bodice
After I finished my 1870’s ballgown, I started thinking on making a day bodice to go with it. A fair number of existent dresses come with a bodice for day and one for evening. This way you ba…
TWO YOUNG LADIES' BUSTLE DRESSES, 1880
1-piece navy silk satin, bodice & bustle skirt trimmed w/ navy & copper striped ribbon, B 32", W 23", L 35"-37", excellent; 1 2-piece pale blue gingham, a-symmetric polonaise skirt, trimmed w/ lace flounces, B 34", W 27", Skirt L 49", (stains, faded)fair.