1880 Victorian Gown

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1880 Victorian Gown

Postby CottageCelt » Wed Mar 20, 2013 11:32 am

I would like to share the victorian gown I just made for a historical timeline event. The bodice and jacket were made from TV422 and the underskirt and overskirt were made from TV255 (with a few modifications.)
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Re: 1880 Victorian Gown

Postby Miss Cindy » Wed Mar 20, 2013 12:59 pm

Beautiful dress! I think it is wonderful that you made two bodices for it, too!
And your trim work is perfect!
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Re: 1880 Victorian Gown

Postby Iris » Wed Mar 20, 2013 3:33 pm

Beautiful work.
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Re: 1880 Victorian Gown

Postby MaryGode » Wed Mar 20, 2013 7:17 pm

Those pleats! 8) 8) 8)
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Re: 1880 Victorian Gown

Postby elensari » Thu Mar 21, 2013 11:37 am

Lovely! I really like using the trim to fake the look of an over corselette; well done. I love the draping you did with the skirt, too. Wonderful outfit, and fantastic trimming. I hope everyone loved you in it! :-)

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Re: 1880 Victorian Gown

Postby Andrea L » Fri Mar 22, 2013 4:01 pm

Awesome dress! Those pleats! Beautiful!
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Re: 1880 Victorian Gown

Postby Bookwyrm » Thu Apr 11, 2013 8:11 pm

Stunning! You look so sharp, and I love the pulled back skirt.
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Re: 1880 Victorian Gown

Postby gretagretchen » Sun Apr 28, 2013 10:20 am

Looking at her other photos, I believe it actually a separate jacket that she used to take the dress from day to night with a ballgown bodice underneath. It's a great idea that I may use at some point!
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Re: 1880 Victorian Gown

Postby Helena » Sun May 05, 2013 1:18 am

Wow, look at all those pleats! Did you iron them all yourself?
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Re: 1880 Victorian Gown

Postby CottageCelt » Sun May 05, 2013 6:23 am

Thank you everyone for your kind words. I did iron all of the pleats. They took longer to make and took more fabric than the rest of the gown. Thanks!
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Re: 1880 Victorian Gown

Postby steffielove » Sat May 11, 2013 8:22 am

Oh my! what a beautifull dress!

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