Tag Archive: Fashions of the Gilded Age

Aug 09

Historical Sew Monthly: Out of Your Comfort Zone

What the item is (and why it was out of your comfort zone): 1879 Overskirt from Harper’s Bazar While I have scaled up patterns from a book before, the challenge in this particular project came from the rather minimal directions.  You would think a skirt pattern would be fairly straight forward, but the drapery of naturalform …

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