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bodice-iconSerena examines authentic skirt construction step by step, completing and adding the final flourishes to the gown.

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hilary
c. 1775 Dress: The Skirt
lovely dress do you know if the pins used to fasten gowns were the same as our dressmaking pins, or stronger and longer
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kaiponoheakeikiokaaina
c. 1775 Dress: The Skirt
Great article--this one and the bodice one both. VERY useful. Thanks!
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carlyw24
c. 1775 Dress: The Skirt
Thank you! I've had the perfect stripped silk waiting to be made into a polonaise for some time and now I can make sure I do it accurately!
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trinky
c. 1775 Dress: The Skirt
Hi there, very pretty! I have a question about how you attached the box pleat ruffle to the petticoat? Did you hand tack it with a running stitch? I can't get in close enough to see.

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