Make the Perfect Bodice for you with this pattern in your measurements!
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.
Made to Measure in your personal measurements.
Also included are assembly instructions, embellishment suggestions, and the extensive historical notes you've come to expect from Reconstructing History.
NOTE: the downloadable version of this pattern will not deliver immediately like our other downloads. Kass has to format it first. You will receive an email when your download is available.
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