Show off your tail with this Mermaid Skirt!
The skirt that caused a scandal! This 1890s-1910s skirt pattern will have all the boys following you home from school. Enjoy the swish of the Gilded Age!
Use our pattern, based on an original pattern from the 1890s, to make a late Victorian mermaid skirt.
Note: This pattern is for the skirt only. This pattern does not include the bodice. See RH943 for Bodice pattern.
Fits busts 28" through 48" and waists 20" through 40". All sizes in one envelope.
Also included are assembly instructions, embellishment suggestions, and the extensive historical notes you've come to expect from Reconstructing History.
Suggested Fabrics: silk crepe, faille, taffeta, woollens, velveteen, corduroy, flannel, linen
Notions: thread; hooks and eyes, snaps, or buttons for closure
Yardage Requirements: 4 yds at least 60” wide; 5.5 yds 45" wide