RH948 — Late Victorian and Edwardian Mermaid Skirt


Victorian Mermaid Skirt sewing pattern



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.

You need our late Victorian and Edwardian mermaid skirt pattern based on an original pattern from the 1890s.  Enjoy the swish of the Gilded Age!

Fits waists 20″ through 40″, hips 30″ through 50″ with instructions how to alter for larger sizes.

This pattern is for the skirt only.  This pattern does not include the bodice.  See RH943 for Bodice pattern.

All sizes are included in one pattern. Detailed instructions, period tailoring directions, embellishment suggestions, and historical notes are also included.

Suggested Fabrics:
worsted wool, heavy linen, heavy cotton twill, other bottom weights

thread, buttons, snaps or hooks and eyes for front closure

Yardage Requirements:
4 yards 60″ wide, 5.25 yards of 45″, more if napped

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Weight 0.00 g
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Paper Pattern, Downloadable


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