Get our Tournure Bustle and get followed!
Many bustles of different sizes and configurations entered the fashion scene in the 1870s. But our favourite is the Tournure or Tail Bustle. Light and easy to wear, it compacts quickly to fit into your suitcase or dresser drawer. Easy to make too.
Fits all waist sizes
Also included are assembly instructions, embellishment suggestions, and the extensive historical notes you've come to expect from Reconstructing History.
Suggested Fabrics: cotton
Notions: hoop boning, thread; buttons, or hooks and eyes for front for closure; twill tape
Yardage Requirements: 2 yards cotton at least 40"/1m wide
5 yards steel boning, 7 yards twill tape (for boning casings)
lace and trim optional