Reconstructing History #RH943 - Ladies' Basic Bodice for 1870s-1910s
Make the perfect bodice for you!
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.
Fits busts 28" through 48" and waists 20" through 40". All sizes in one envelope.
Or order a made to measure pattern in your personal measurements.
Also included are assembly instructions, embellishment suggestions, and the extensive historical notes you've come to expect from Reconstructing History.
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