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Our Ten Gore Princess Skirt has a raised waistline and is lightly flared to the hem. The raised waistline was also known as Empire Corsage, or Princess style. This skirt is lined and boned above the hip, like a corselet, to hold it's shape. The top has a raised point in the center back, and tapers lower to the center front. It has the smooth fitted back closed with hooks and eyes, known as the "habit" back. Hem line is at floor length. This skirt is perfectly suited to dresses of 1906 -1908, with it's wide hemline. Pair it with a blouse, and perhaps a long jacket or a copped Eton jacket.
Sizing and Yardage Information:
All the sizes are included, as given below.
Notions: Skirt/pant hooks for waistband, hook and eye closures for placket, 5½ yards 2 -3" wide hem facing (can use Wrights Hem Facing or Quilt Binding, or make your own), 5½ yards 2-3" wide hem stiffener (can use horsehair braid or make bias strips of canvas, cambric or flannel.)
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