Kass models her Victorian Peacock dress, made with our sewing pattern RH943, ladies' basic bodice
Kass models her Victorian Peacock dress, made with our sewing pattern RH943, ladies' basic bodice
Kass models her Victorian "Steampink" dress, made with our sewing pattern RH943, ladies' basic bodice
Kass models a Victorian dress made with our sewing pattern RH943, ladies' basic bodice
Kass models a Victorian outfit made with our sewing pattern RH943, ladies' basic bodice
Kass models a Victorian outfit made with our sewing pattern RH943, ladies' basic bodice
Kass models a Victorian outfit made with our sewing pattern RH943, ladies' basic bodice
Front cover for our sewing pattern RH943, which helps you make a versatile Victorian ladies' basic bodice
Back cover for our sewing pattern RH943, which helps you make a versatile Victorian ladies' basic bodice
  • Load image into Gallery viewer, Kass models her Victorian Peacock dress, made with our sewing pattern RH943, ladies' basic bodice
  • Load image into Gallery viewer, Kass models her Victorian Peacock dress, made with our sewing pattern RH943, ladies' basic bodice
  • Load image into Gallery viewer, Kass models her Victorian "Steampink" dress, made with our sewing pattern RH943, ladies' basic bodice
  • Load image into Gallery viewer, Kass models a Victorian dress made with our sewing pattern RH943, ladies' basic bodice
  • Load image into Gallery viewer, Kass models a Victorian outfit made with our sewing pattern RH943, ladies' basic bodice
  • Load image into Gallery viewer, Kass models a Victorian outfit made with our sewing pattern RH943, ladies' basic bodice
  • Load image into Gallery viewer, Kass models a Victorian outfit made with our sewing pattern RH943, ladies' basic bodice
  • Load image into Gallery viewer, Front cover for our sewing pattern RH943, which helps you make a versatile Victorian ladies' basic bodice
  • Load image into Gallery viewer, Back cover for our sewing pattern RH943, which helps you make a versatile Victorian ladies' basic bodice

RH943 — Ladies' Basic Bodice for the 1870s-1910s sewing pattern

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Make the Perfect Bodice for you! 

Now revised and revamped.  Better fit.  Better instructions.

Replicate a dress from the 1870s and start here: the perfect Steampunk or Victorian outfit! Make this beautiful ladies’ bodice based on an original period tailor's draft. With its front darts and seamed back, this basic bodice looks beautiful on a variety of figures and works from the 1870s through the 1910s as well as for any fantasy outfit you can create. Lengthen it into a jacket or coat! Pair it with skirts! Wear it with pants! It's all up to you.

Fits busts 28" through 48" and waists 20" through 40". All sizes in one envelope. 
Or order a Made to Measure pattern in your personal measurements.

Also included are assembly instructions, embellishment suggestions, and the extensive historical notes you've come to expect from Reconstructing History.

Suggested Fabrics: any top weights

Notions: thread; buttons for closure, interlinings optional

Yardage Requirements: outer and lining 4½ yds 45” wide or 3 yds 60" wide

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