Buy our pattern and make this gorgeous Restoration gown.
Full size paper patterns for 1670s-1690s Bodiced Gown based on extant English examples. Trained and non-trained versions included. Fits busts 30½”-48″ and waists 23″-41″. All sizes included in one envelope. Embellishment suggestions included.
silk satin, taffeta, or tissue
lightweight silk or fine linen for lining
5oz. linen for interlining
Bodice 1 yd at least 45″ wide
lining 1 yd at least 45″ wide
interlining 2 yds at least 45″ wide
sleeves 1 yd at least 45″ wide
Skirts (no train) 3 yds at least 60″ wide
lining (optional) 3 yds at least 60″ wide
Skirts (trained) 4 yds at least 60″ wide
lining (optional) 4 yds at least 60″ wide
7mm or ¼” half oval or round reeds or ¼” corset boning
silk ribbon, cloth tape or leather for binding
wood or horn busk
ribbon or metalic braid trim to taste
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