A beautiful skirt, historically accurate, flattering and easy to make. 1890's
period or modern skirt has seams at side front, side back, center back
and pleated back panels. Back opening has period placket or modern
zipper. The lining is sewn to the skirt in the flat lined method and
the hems are faced. The skirt has a waistband and a single optional
pocket. There are three length options, walking, short and long train.
it in the walking skirt length for easy mobility or a stunning modern
look. The short train length is great for evening, or the long train
length for bridal and other formal occasions.
Perhaps, you need a outfit for a Victorian Christmas party or to
interpret an historic home. You may not be an expert costumer or an
advanced sewer. This pattern has simple picture instructions. Pair
the skirt with a purchased Victorian-style blouse, thrift-store hat, and
shawl and you have an easy "Old-Timey", "Gay 90's", late Victorian
The A-line front, gracefully draped back, and swirling sweep at the hem
create a flattering fit on the whole range of sizes (including our body
form for women 55 years and older).
Accurate. Represents the 1890's. This is a gorgeous Victorian skirt whether you corset or not - and- hoops or bustles aren't needed.
Bodice not included. May be worn with Pattern #103 (1890's Blouse Waist)